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The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business Vol.6 No.1 pp.217-229

The Effective Factors of Cloud Computing Adoption Success in Organization

Seok-Keun Yoo1, Bo-Young Kim2
1 First Author. Ph.D. Candidate, Seoul Business School, aSSIST, South Korea. Email:
2 Corresponding Author. Associate Professor, Seoul Business School, aSSIST, South Korea [Postal Address: 46, Ewhayeodae 2-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea, 03767] Tel: +82-10-4046-2428 Email:
October 31, 2018 December 13, 2018 December 20, 2018


The purpose of the research is to verify how task characteristics for business and technology characteristics, economic feasibility, technology readiness, organizational factors, environmental factors of cloud computing affect the performance of cloud computing adoption through Fit and Viability. The research aims to verify the relationship among the success factors for adopting cloud computing based on the Fit-Viability model. Respondents who work for IT companies which is using cloud computing in South Korea were chosen. The data was analyzed by the structural equating model. As a result, Task characteristics and Technology characteristics affected Fit in a positive manner, while Technology readiness, Organizational factors and Environmental factors also positively impacted Viability. Fit and Viability both affected the successful adoption of cloud equally. In particular, Environmental factors were proven to have the biggest impacts on Viability, and affected highly indirect impact on the Performance of cloud computing adoption through Viability. Entering the era of the fourth industrial revolution, corporations have established digital transformation strategies to secure a competitive edge while growing continuously, and are also carrying out various digital transformation initiatives. For the success of adoption of foundational technologies, they need to understand not only the decision-making factors of adopting cloud computing, but also the success factors of adopting cloud computing.

JEL Classification Code: L15, L21, L24, L86, M15.






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