Palestine Technical University Research Journal


Customer relationship management (CRM) refers to the practices, strategies, and technologies used by firms and businesses to manage and analyze customer interactions and data through the customer lifecycle. The main purpose of this study is to explore the influences of determinant factors on CRM adoption in Palestinian small and medium enterprises. This article summarizes the findings of previous studies that analyze the challenges associated with CRM utilization and Adoption. More than 100 studies were examined to find the primary variables for effective CRM adoption in various regions to discover the main aspects that influence the success of CRM adoption. The findings of this study show that the compatibility, information technology infrastructure, complexity, relative advantage, security, top management support, information policies, employee engagement, financial resources, customer pressure, and competitive pressure may all be used to predict CRM adoption among Palestinian SMEs. The study has implications for policymakers and top-level managers of SMEs to structure their activities in relation to CRM adoption based on the level of the factors examined.