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Table 1 Description of constructs

From: Integration of ICT and tourism for improved promotion of tourist attractions in Ethiopia

Construct Description Source
Perceived usefulness It refers to “the degree to which customers believe that using a particular new technology would enhance their job performance” Venkatesh et al. (2003), Calisir and Calisir (2004)
Perceived ease of use It denotes “the degree to which customers believe that using a particular new technology would be free of effort” Venkatesh et al. (2003)
Competitive advantage It refers to “the degree to which customers believe that using a particular new technology would enhance their competitive advantage in the market” Moghavvemi et al. (2012), Wagaw (2017)
Cost effectiveness It denotes “the degree to which customers believe that the cost of a new technology desired to be adopted is affordable and it deserves for the intended service” Pantano and Di Pietro (2012), Moghavvemi et al. (2012)
Social influence It refers to “the degree to which an individual perceives that important others believe that he or she should use the new system” Venkatesh et al. (2003),
Behavioral intention It denotes “the degree to which customers believe and plane to use a particular new technology” Davis et al. (1989), Venkatesh (2000)
Facilitating conditions It refers to “the degree to which an individual believes that an organizational and technical infrastructure exists to support the use of the system” Venkatesh et al. (2003)