This chapter depicts the current findings of an ongoing longitudinal study pertaining to e-business and the graphic design industry. The research problem can be described as identifying the extent of engagement by graphic designers with e-business. The location of the study is Industrial South Wales: Cardiff, Newport, Swansea and the South Wales Valleys with the particular focus being Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs). For the purpose of the study, the European Commission definitions relating to SMEs have been utilised (last revised 2005).
|Title of host publication||E-Commerce Adoption and Small Business in the Global Marketplace|
|Subtitle of host publication||Tools for Optimization|
|Publisher||IGI Global Publishing|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|