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Barriers to Implement Green ICT in Bangladesh: A Study on Organizations

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2018
Authors:
Ferdous Ara
10.5120/ijca2018916775

Ferdous Ara. Barriers to Implement Green ICT in Bangladesh: A Study on Organizations. International Journal of Computer Applications 179(34):43-47, April 2018. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2018916775,
	author = {Ferdous Ara},
	title = {Barriers to Implement Green ICT in Bangladesh: A Study on Organizations},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {April 2018},
	volume = {179},
	number = {34},
	month = {Apr},
	year = {2018},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {43-47},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume179/number34/29222-2018916775},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2018916775},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Global warming and other environmental issues along with excessive use of energy are becoming the world’s major concerns and need to be solved. The partial solution can be achieved by using eco-friendly technology in a country. Many countries have already taken proper initiatives to implement Green ICT at organizations. This paper presents the barriers in implementation of Green ICT at different organizations based on survey conducted in Bangladesh. After extensive studies on Green ICT, eight barriers are outlined. Survey questionnaire is used to measure the perception of the employees towards the hurdle of execution of Green ICT at organizations. Descriptive statistics is used to find the percentage of opinion of the respondents in different identified barriers. Moreover, t-test has been employed to identify whether the identified barrier are statistically significant or not. The survey revealed that lack of government strict regulation act, indifferent to arrange workshop and lack of trained manpower are important barrier in implementation of Green or sustainable ICT in organizations.

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Keywords

Green ICT, Organization, Barrier of Green ICT, Sustainable Development