Influence of Task-Technology Fit on the PDA Driven Mobile Task Performance: Emphasis on Individual Characteristics and Task

PDA 중심의 모바일 기술을 활용하는 업무에서 개인특성을 고려한 업무-기술 적합성이 성과에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2005.03.29
  • Accepted : 2005.05.24
  • Published : 2005.06.01

Abstract

This paper is aimed at investigating the influence of the fit between PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) driven mobile technology and tasks on performance. Our research motive was adopted from the burgeoning mobile technology which can be easily observed in modem management. Fit theory has been widely applied to proved the relationship between technology and tasks. However, there are few studies about the fit between mobile technology and tasks. A the advent of the IT, mobile technology started to affect individuals' lifestyle as well as the management style of firms. For the purpose of proving those hypotheses, we collected 173 questionnaires from 20 firms such as manufacturing industry, financial business, service company, telecommunication company which deem using the PDA technology for their management. We applied factor analysis and path analysis for our experiments Results revealed that the mobile technology holds a statistically significant fit with tasks and Individual characteristics.