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Organizational Characteristics as Correlates of ICT adoption in Makerere University.

Bakkabulindi, F.E.K.; Nkata, J.L.; Amin, Martin E.

Abstract:
This paper reports on part of a survey of ICT adoption in Makerere University that sought to investigate the link between organizational characteristics, in particular, ability to absorb change; ICT culture; size; and leaders’ ICT change management style(s) on one hand; and ICT adoption in the university’s various schools, faculties, institutes and administrative departments on the other hand. The findings were that ICT adoption is linked to the units’ ability to absorb change and the goodness of their leaders’ ICT change management styles. Hence, recommendations towards making the units capable of absorbing change and improving their leaders’ ICT change management styles are made.

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Document Title: Organizational Characteristics as Correlates of ICT adoption in Makerere University.
Journal: Kampala International University Research Digest
Volume: 1
Issue: 2
No. of Pages: 124-137


Document Type:Journal Article (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Contributory Studies and Research Approaches
Country:Uganda
Keywords:Access, ICT (Information & Communication Technology), Innovation, Innovation and Higher Education, Organisational Change, Makerere University, Uganda


File Size:519 KB
Rights:Permission granted by authors and publisher
Date Added:18 November 2008


Bakkabulindi, F.E.K.; Nkata, J.L.; Amin, Martin E. (2008). Organizational Characteristics as Correlates of ICT adoption in Makerere University. Kampala Internatiional University Research Digest vol.1(2) pp.124-137