Contribution of information and communication technology in increasing agro-based entrepreneurs productivity in Malaysia

Abu Samah, Bahaman and Mohammed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril and Hassan, Md Salleh and Abu Hassan, Musa (2009) Contribution of information and communication technology in increasing agro-based entrepreneurs productivity in Malaysia. Journal of Agriculture & Social Sciences, 5 (3). pp. 93-97. ISSN 1814–960X

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Abstract

ICT usage has become more relevant in the modern days and agriculture is one of the sectors that benefited from it. ICT without doubt is one of the main instruments in doubling agriculture productivity and agriculture community must be encouraged to utilize it wisely. This paper tends to know the perception of Malaysia agro-based entreprenuers towards the contribution of ICT to their agro-business productivity. Moreover this paper try to discover the factors that affecting this perception. The respondents perceive moderate to high level of contribution of ICT towards their agro-based productivity. Result of the study also highlighted two variables (age & electronic media usage) that significantly influence perceived ICT contribution towards agro-based productivity.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:ICT, Agro-based entrepreneurs, Agriculture productivity, Electronic media usage
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
Publisher:Friends Science Publisher
ID Code:6053
Deposited By: Fazlin Hj. Shamsudin
Deposited On:07 May 2010 08:58
Last Modified:25 Aug 2010 00:02

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