Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020, Page: 13-19
Employees’ Perception of the Impact of Electronic Devices on the Performance of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SME’s) in Cameroon
Penn Emmanuel Mbuh, School of Business Management and Sustainability, The ICT University, Yaounde, Cameroon
Martha Abeja Ekure, Makerere University Business School, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Vivian Neba Akosso, School of Business Management and Sustainability, The ICT University, Yaounde, Cameroon
Alain Vilard Ndi Isoh, School of Business Management and Sustainability, The ICT University, Yaounde, Cameroon
Received: Feb. 26, 2020;       Accepted: Mar. 12, 2020;       Published: Mar. 23, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajomis.20200501.12      View  171      Downloads  54
Abstract
The human resource is the most vital sector of every business, and with the fast evolution of technology, Information and Communication Technology (Further-ICT) is becoming more of a necessity in every sector of business rather than an option. Due to the importance of Employees, the study seeks to assess the perception of the use of electronic devices on company’s performance [Small and Medium Size Enterprises (Further-SMEs)]. It is based on the positivism epistemology and the ontology of objectivism. The research used a survey method to collect data using well-structured questionnaires administered to some SMEs in Cameroon using probability sampling technique and data was analysed and interpreted using SPSS. The study works on the assumption that electronic devices have a positive impact on employee’s efficiency and on the performance of SMEs in Cameroon. The study concluded that, electronic devices (when used for training and production), has a significantly positive effect on the performance of SMEs in Cameroon. Since the study was based on the perception of employees, the research recommends that a cross sectional analysis should be done on companies using electronic devices and those not using to properly ascertain its effect.
Keywords
Electronic Devices, ICT, Performance, SMEs, Cameroon
To cite this article
Penn Emmanuel Mbuh, Martha Abeja Ekure, Vivian Neba Akosso, Alain Vilard Ndi Isoh, Employees’ Perception of the Impact of Electronic Devices on the Performance of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SME’s) in Cameroon, American Journal of Operations Management and Information Systems. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2020, pp. 13-19. doi: 10.11648/j.ajomis.20200501.12
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