Two-level model of information technology adoption in local government of Bali

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Keeves, John Philip
Darmawan, I Gusti Ngurah
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Shannon Research Press
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Recent advance in information technology has aroused much interest among policy-makers, the business sector, the media and the academic world in developed countries. However, very little is known about the obstacles to adopting information technology in developing countries, particularly the low-income economies. This research stems from the issues described above. A variety of factors may influence the adoption of IT in local governments. Those factors range from technological and institutional to personal, social and economic factors. These factors included not only the information on variables gathered at the employee level but also on questions regarding the characteristics of each organization involved in the study. Hence the data files contain information obtained at two different levels, namely individual level and organisational level. Therefore a two-level hierarchical linear model is used to examine the relationships among variables. [Author abstract]
Information technology, Local government, Indonesia
Darmawan, I Gusti NgurahTwo-level model of information technology adoption in local government of Bali. International Education Journal 3(1)