ICT Adoption by Micro and Small Scale Enterprises in Nigeria: A Case Study of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja
25 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2017 Last revised: 1 May 2017
Date Written: April 12, 2017
The study investigates the determinants of ICT adoption by MSEs using a primary data analysis in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. The study adopted the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and Technological Organizational Environment (TOE) framework. The data for the study were gathered using the convenience and purposive sampling technique through a well structured questionnaire. The study strengthens the empirical knowledge on the usage level of ICT system and software among MSEs and likewise establishes that competitive pressure, government support, employer’s skill and knowledge influence the adoption of ICT by MSEs in the Nigeria. The study recommends that in line with national ICT policy, government should ensure efforts are geared towards the attainment of full ICT adoption by MSEs in Nigeria.
Keywords: ICT adoption, MSEs, Primary data, Nigeria
JEL Classification: D83, L21, C55
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