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Mid-career employees embracing technology (MEET): a case study

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dc.contributor.author Fitzgerald, Brian
dc.contributor.author Neville, Karen
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-15T10:55:11Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-15T10:55:11Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3326
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The importance of information technology (IT) for modern business and, indeed, research in general cannot be questioned, as its sheer pervasiveness adequately attests. However, simplistic views of technological utopianism are now being offset by accounts of technological dystopianism. Clearly organizational management have wholeheartedly subscribed to an IT future as a staggering 41 percent of total capital expenditure in US organizations currently goes on IT. However, organizations face enormous difficulty in trying to achieve successful training programmes in the use of IT. This research study involved the construction and implementation of an IT training programme for mid-career employees in a large multinational organization. Davis (1989) identified two constructs as relevant to user acceptance of technology, namely ease of use (EOU) and perceived usefulness (PU). These constructs were operationalised into a set of principles to underpin the training programme which was delivered in two phases, each specifically addressing one of Davis’ constructs. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Informing Science Institute en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the IS2002 Conference;
dc.subject information technology en_US
dc.subject IT en_US
dc.subject training constructs en_US
dc.subject Web-based training en_US
dc.title Mid-career employees embracing technology (MEET): a case study en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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