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The Association Between IT Related Trainings and IT Investments in Malaysia

Marjan, Mohd Noor (2012) The Association Between IT Related Trainings and IT Investments in Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study aims to examine whether there are association between IT related trainings and IT investment in the Malaysian technology based companies. This study uses two types of IT related trainings namely intermediate IT trainings, advanced IT trainings which have never been tested with IT investments in previous studies. The data were collected via annual reports in 2010 from 104 technology based companies listed in Bursa Malaysia. Univariate and multivariate such as independent sample test and linear regression were utilized to analyze the data. Results from univariate test show that IT based companies are actively involved in IT investments compared to engineering based companies. Result for intermediate IT trainings fiom linear regression shows, non significant but result for advanced IT trainings is significant but with a weak association. Thus, result for second hypothesis it is partially supported, but weak association with IT investments. From the same regression, result for third hypothesis also can be concluded that advanced IT trainings are significant but weak association with IT investments.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ICT, IT, Information Technology, Investment, Training
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T58.5-58.64 Information technology
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2013 02:44
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 01:23
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/3213

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