, PhD, Visiting Professor, University of South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, Universidad Tecnologica de La Laguna Durango, Mexico
, PhD, Associate Professor, Sri Sri University, Odisha, India
This paper summarizes the arguments and counter arguments within the scientific discussion on the issue of IT adoption and its turnover impact on Small family Businesses. The main purpose of the research is to determine and analyze the information technology (IT) factors that impact different annual turnover outcome of small family businesses (SFBs) in Nepal.
There are many literary sources found in relationship between technology adoption from developed countries. Also, there are literary sources and approaches from developing countries. But the scientific problem is that literature on adoption studies lack to suggest IT adoption positively affects SFBs’ annual turnover performance. Therefore, investigation of the topic Impact of IT factors in Nepali small family business turnover in the paper is carried out in the following logical sequence: introduction, literature review and hypothesis development, methodology, logit model analysis and finally conclusion. Methodological tools of the research methods were two and half years of research. The total population of the research covered SFBs owners/managers only from selected four districts of Lumbini zone, Nepal. The paper presents the results of an empirical analysis using binominal logistic regression model. This research uses the results from a survey of 210 SFBs owner/manager. Instrument reliability was measured by Cronbach’s alpha. The research result empirically confirms and theoretically proves that SFBs having good infrastructures in the form of Internet, telephone and people are more likely to positively influence performance and have positive impact on annual turnover. It was also found that estimated probability that the turnover of SFBs increases with respect to age. The results of the research can be useful for government policy makers, researchers and small family business owner/managers.
Keywords: IT adoption, performance, small family business, turnover, Lumbini zone, Nepal.
JEL Classification: M15, O32.
Cite as: Kandel, B.K., Acharya, J. (2018). Impact Of It Factors In Nepali Small Family Business Turnover. SocioEconomic Challenges, 4(2), 87-100. DOI: http://doi.org/10.21272/sec.2(4).87-100.2018
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