Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology 30th November 2016. Vol.93. No.2
THE LEVEL OF ICT USAGE AND ITS EFFECT ON HRM FUNCTIONS IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN ABHA – SAUDI ARABIA: AN EMPLOYEES' PERSPECTIVE
Dr. RAID M AL-ADAILEH, Dr. MOHAMMAD S. SARAIREH, RAJAE A AlOMIS
The present study aimed to identify the level of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) usage and the effect of ICT dimensions on Human Resources Management (HRM) functions in educational institutions in Abha according to employees' point of view. To achieve these goals, the study developed a questionnaire designed for this purpose. Convenient sample was selected consisting of (160) employees working in educational institutions in Abha. The results were as follows: There is a statistically significant effect at (0,05) level for "databases" and "softwar" on HRM functions. The level of agreement with the statements measuring ICT dimensions' usage is medium for all ICT dimensions The study provided some recommendations according to study results, among them: Make more efforts to improve both (Databases and software) as dimensions of ICT since these two dimensions significantly affect the functions of HRM. Educational management must improve the usage levels of ICT to realize the added value of ICT tools.
Keywords: ICT Usage, Human Resources Functions, Databases, Software, Hardware, Internet.