Title: The effect of technology readiness on technology acceptance in the electronic human resources management field
Authors: Javad Shahreki; Audrey Lim Li Chin; Hasmida Jamaluddin; Abdollah Shahraki; Thanh Thuy Nguyen; Ali Afzalian Mand
Addresses: Faculty of Business, Multimedia University, Malaysia ' Faculty of Business, Multimedia University, Malaysia ' Faculty of Business, Multimedia University, Malaysia ' Department of Agricultural Economics, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran ' College of Business and Law, RMIT University, Australia ' Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Abstract: This study attempted to determine the influence of 'technology readiness' on 'technology acceptance' in the electronic human resources management (e-HRM) field. A sample of 167 HRs from Fortune Global 500 companies in Malaysia were selected for the study. The research model of this study was developed using two theories namely, the technology acceptance model created by Davis and the technology readiness index created by Parasuraman. The findings of the current study revealed that, four categories of technology readiness namely, innovativeness, optimism, insecurity and discomfort dimensions, have a significant effect on e-HRM apparent ease of use as well as apparent usefulness.
Keywords: technology readiness index; TRI; electronic human resources management; e-HRM; technology acceptance model; TAM.
International Journal of Business Information Systems, 2023 Vol.43 No.1, pp.74 - 86
Received: 05 Apr 2020
Accepted: 26 Jun 2020
Published online: 26 May 2023 *