An Examination of Factors that Influence Employees’ Behavioral Intention to Use Electronic Revenue Collection System in Public Hospitals
Keywords:Behavioral Intention, E-collection System, Egovernment, Technology Acceptance Model,
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to examine the factors that influence the behavioural intention of Nigerian federal hospitals employees to use the e-collection system. Three factors (Perceived Usefulness, Perceived Ease of Use and Computer Self-efficacy) were considered in determining the behavioural intention of the employee to use the system. In achieving this, survey questionnaire instrument was used in collecting data from 72 e-collection users in some selected federal government hospitals. Smart Partial Least Square (PLS) 2.0 was used to analyze the data from the responses and the findings from the analysis revealed that all the three factors (Perceived Usefulness and Perceived Ease of Use and Computer Self-efficacy) are significant in influencing employees’ intention to use the ecollection system. As such, it is hopeful that the result of this paper will provide an understanding of the underlying factors that influence public sector employees to use new technology in the workplace which will equally provide government with the information on the necessary areas to improve so as to foster its electronic government initiatives in the country.
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