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Technology Adoption Readiness and AMT Implementation in Manufacturing SMEs

Ahmad Murad, Murzidah and Jabar, Juhaini and Ithnin, Hafini Suhana (2017) Technology Adoption Readiness and AMT Implementation in Manufacturing SMEs. Working Paper. PERTANIKA. (Submitted)

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Implementing advance technology within the organization plays a vital rules for speedy the production part and accomplish the customer demand. However, for small company especially SMEs it is hard to be achieve cause of many obstacles including lack of resources, expert manpower and knowledge. The aims for this study was to validate the technology readiness index (TRI) for AMT implementation among manufacturing SMEs. The four technology readiness dimensions, optimism, innovativeness, insecurity and discomfort were replicated in this study. Total of 120 questionnaires were collected among Southern region in Malaysia embraced Melaka, Johor and Negeri Sembilan. The questionnaire were developed based on Parasuraman (2000) previous study. Then the raw data were analysed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software examine the two main components which are Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) and regression. From the results indicated that innovativeness present the strongest unique contribution (0.338) for the standardized coefficient value.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2017 00:51
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2019 08:00

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