Exploring the employees’ behavioral intention towards disruptive technologies: A study in Malaysia

  • Kiran Kumar Thoti Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business (FKP), Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
Ariticle ID: 3399
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Keywords: disruptive technologies, operation management, human resource management, employees’ welfare, digital transformation

Abstract

The study focuses on the employees’ behavioral intentions towards the usage of disruptive technology in the industry. The digital technology application in consumer, retail, and hospitality, education and training, financial services, the health sector, infrastructure, government, and airports. The study objectives were to explore the possible adoption of innovation and creativity changes and their acceptance by the employees in the organization. To identify the variables impacting behavioral intention and analyze how these variables relate to perceived usefulness, attitude, perceived ease of use, facilitating conditions, and technology optimism. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data from 335 respondents, who were selected based on their relevance to the study objectives. The questionnaires were distributed through the Google Forms application, and the data were collected and analyzed periodically. The findings of the study provide valuable insights into the behavioral intention towards disruptive technologies in Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya locations in Malaysia and highlight the significance of factors such as perceived usefulness, attitude, perceived ease of use, facilitating conditions, and technology optimism. The research contributes to the existing body of knowledge on Industry 4.0 by providing empirical evidence and practical implications for organizations seeking to leverage disruptive technologies in their operations management.

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2024-01-16
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Thoti, K. K. (2024). Exploring the employees’ behavioral intention towards disruptive technologies: A study in Malaysia. Human Resources Management and Services, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.18282/hrms.v6i1.3399
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