An Investigation of the Effects of Technology Readiness on Technology Acceptance in e-HRM

Erdogmus N., Esen M.

7th International Strategic Management Conference, Paris, France, 30 June - 02 July 2011, vol.24 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 24
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.09.131
  • City: Paris
  • Country: France
  • Keywords: Technology readiness, technology acceptance, electronic human resources management (e-HRM), INFORMATION-TECHNOLOGY, USER ACCEPTANCE, MODEL
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: No


The aim of this paper is to investigate the effects of technology readiness on technology acceptance in e-HRM field. The data for this study were collected from 65 Human Resource (HR) managers representing top 500 largest private sector companies in Turkey. The research model based on two theories: Parasuraman's technology readiness and Davis' technology acceptance model. The results of the study showed that optimism and innovativeness dimensions of technology readiness positively influenced perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use, but discomfort and insecurity dimensions have not positive effect on them. (C) 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility 7th International Strategic Management Conference