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The Social Sciences
Year: 2017  |  Volume: 12  |  Issue: 2  |  Page No.: 245 - 248

Factors Influencing Sustainable Information Technology Adoption among Manufacturing Firms: Evidence from Malaysia

Ai Ping Teoh, Rajendran Muthuveloo and Wei Ping Lim    

Abstract: In recent years, environmental issues have been the central of attention among governments, communities and business organizations. Hence, going green initiatives such as sustainable or green Information Technology (IT) is the latest approach in ensuring responsible IT policies and practices in business organizations. This study investigated factors influencing sustainable IT adoption among manufacturing firms in Malaysia. Based on the Technology-Organizational-Environment Theoretical Model, hypotheses proposed. Questionnaires were distributed to manufacturing firms in Malaysia and data collected was analyzed using Smart PLS Version 2.0.M3. This study found that there is a significant and positive relationship between technological, organizational, environmental factors and sustainable IT adoption. The findings revealed to managers and practitioners the various dimensions involved in sustainable IT adoption and factors that influencing the adoption. This study is also useful for researchers to further investigate on other drivers, antecedents and outcome of sustainable IT adoption among various industry players in developing countries.

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