Examining the determinants of users' acceptance of IT in the Yemeni public sector: pilot study

Wahdain, Esmat Abdulmajeed and Ahmed, Mohammad Nazir (2015) Examining the determinants of users' acceptance of IT in the Yemeni public sector: pilot study. In: 1st ICRIL - International Conference on Innovation in Science and Technology (IICIST 2015), 20th April, 2015, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Menara Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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    Abstract

    This paper presents the results of a pilot study conducted to test a pre-proposed model. The model modified the technology acceptance model (TAM) by adding the constructs: Organizational culture, Individual factors, Gender, and Perceived Personal Benefit to the original version of TAM. Data was collected quantitatively from30 employees of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MoSAL) Yemen, whom their jobs involve using IT. SmartPLS software PLS-SEM method was used to test the reliability of measurement model, and to assess the structural model. The results confirmed the reliability of the research instrument, as the measures of internal consistency were mostly acceptable. The results also indicated the significance of the hypotheses that relates organizational culture with perceived usefulness and perceived personal benefit; the. Finally, the model showed a good predictive power since 47% of the focal factor, behavioral intention, was explained by its relationships with the other factors.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: PHD student at the School of Computer Sciences, USM
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Sains Komputer (School of Computer Sciences) > Conference or Workshop Item
    Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
    Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2017 14:59
    Last Modified: 12 Apr 2017 14:59
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/33139

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