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Using Kochika Model in Ascertaining the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Maturity in the Manufacturing Sector of a Recessed Economy

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors:
Margaret Dumebi Okpor
10.5120/ijca2017914591

Margaret Dumebi Okpor. Using Kochika Model in Ascertaining the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Maturity in the Manufacturing Sector of a Recessed Economy. International Journal of Computer Applications 169(4):5-9, July 2017. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2017914591,
	author = {Margaret Dumebi Okpor},
	title = {Using Kochika Model in Ascertaining the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Maturity in the Manufacturing Sector of a Recessed Economy},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {July 2017},
	volume = {169},
	number = {4},
	month = {Jul},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {5-9},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume169/number4/27971-2017914591},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914591},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

The usefulness and meaningfulness of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), cannot be overemphasized in attaining organizational growth and survivability. Several organizations have over the years benefited assiduously from the integration of ICT tools in their organizational processes. The neglect within the manufacturing sector has facilitated this research with the aim of ascertaining the ICT maturity based on Kochikar model. Quantitative and qualitative questionnaires were developed and distributed to several manufacturing organizations withi Edo state, Nigeria. Preceeding data analysis, it was identified that the manufacturing sector still sits within The BASIC level of the Kochikar model. Therefore rapid and prompt integration are necessary to facilitate assiduous improvement.

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Keywords

Kochikar, ICT, ICT maturity, ICT Maturity