PENGARUH KARAKTERISTIK PIMPINAN DAN ORGANISASI TERHADAP ADOPSI TEKNOLOGI INFORMASI PADA INDUSTRI KECIL DI KOTA AMBON
Alvian Sapulette, Zany Irayati Aunalal
Jurusan Administrasi Niaga, Politeknik Negeri Ambon
Jl. Ir. M Putuhena, Wailela Rumah Tiga, Ambon 97234
The aim of the research was to examine the impact of Leadership Characteristic variable include innovation and knowledge Leadership and organization Characteristic variable about employee knowledge and information intensity on information technology adoption of small industries in Ambon Town.
A survey was conducted in Ambon Town by puposive sampling technique. The samples that can be used to data analysing are 118 respondent of 150 questionares that was returned. PLS regression is used to examine four research hypotheses. Research instrumens validity was measured by convergent validity and discriminant validity. Instrument reliability was measured by cronbach’s alpha and composite reliability.
Research shows that information intensity have significantly positive effect to small business decision to adopt IT. On the other hand, CEO Characteristic have significantly negative effect to small businesses decision to adopt IT. This research also show that business size, employees’ IT knowledge and competition not significantly effect to small businesses decision to adopt IT.
Key words : Adoption, Information Technology, Small Businesses, Technological Innovation