Information technology issues in China

Yu, Jie and Guo, Yue and Palvia, Prashant (2020) Information technology issues in China. In: The World IT Project. World Scientific-Now Publishers Series in Business, 17 . World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd, pp. 69-80.

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Abstract

In this chapter, we provide important information technology (IT) issues in China, such as organizational IT issues, technology issues, and individual issues. In the World IT Project survey, we recruited 310 IT workers in China. Most of the respondents were in their early career and worked full time in China's IT organizations. The findings show that the most important IT-related organizational issues are: IT reliability and efficiency, security and privacy, and IT strategic planning. Among technology issues, IT professionals identified the following issues as the top concerns: networks/telecommunications, big data systems, data mining, software as a service, and business intelligence/analytics. Most IT employees seem to be satisfied with their current jobs and felt a sense of accomplishment at work. Results further show that more than half of the IT workers would not change their jobs in the short term and felt secure in their current jobs. In addition, there were no significant work-life conflicts among the surveyed IT employees. © 2020 The Author(s).

Item Type: Book Section
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham Ningbo China > Faculty of Business > Nottingham University Business School China
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1142/9789811208645_0006
Depositing User: QIU, Lulu
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2020 07:42
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2020 07:46
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/61339

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