E-participation adoption of government services in Iraq: A pilot study


Abu Said, Al-Mansor and Mohd Abdollah, Faizal and Alany, Mustafa (2019) E-participation adoption of government services in Iraq: A pilot study. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 97 (10). pp. 2834-2846. ISSN 1992-8645

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The purpose of this study is to validate the reliability of the questionnaires items in order to make sure that items are ready to be utilized in the main survey of adopting an e-participation model for e-government in Iraq. Three main theories and models have been utilized in addition to three ICT related constructs for the formation of the new integrated e-participation model in Iraq, namely, the Diffusion of Innovation theory (DOI), the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and Uses and Gratification theory (U&G) in addition to three other ICT related variables namely, ICT Infrastructure, Security and Privacy. As a result of this pilot study, all variables items have shown acceptable values of Cronbachs alpha, namely, e-participation, perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, relative advantages, compatibility, complexity, security, cognitive need, social need, except for three variables have shown excellent values including ICT infrastructure, privacy and affective need. This study contributes to the body literature of e-government adoption and to the technology adoption literature in Iraq.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information and Communication Technology, Pilot Study, E-government, E-participation, Adoption,
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business (FOB)
Depositing User: Ms Suzilawati Abu Samah
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2022 02:27
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2022 02:27
URII: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/9111


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