Analysis of The Impact of Information Technology Investments - A Survey of Indonesian Universities

Santoso, Leo Willyanto and Yulia, (2014) Analysis of The Impact of Information Technology Investments - A Survey of Indonesian Universities. ARPN JEAS, 9 (12). pp. 2404-2410. ISSN 1819-6608

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      In recent years, the utilization of information technology has been magnificently increased in service industries, particularly, education institution, which by using Information Technology related products such as academic information system and learning management system. In Indonesia, universities invest enormous resources in information technology (IT), with little evidence of the latter’s effectiveness. Stakeholders struggle with gauging how effective or ineffective making these investments truly is, given the lack of instruments of measurement by which to establish, for instance, an internal rate of return or a period of recovery on investments. This paper investigates the impact of investment in information technology on the return on assets (ROA) of selected private universities in Indonesia for the period 2008 - 2014 using Adapted Information Economics. By using this method, it is possible to implement into other university. Primary and secondary data were collected during this research. The study recommends that universities should increase investments in software, hardware and infrastructure which will enhance their Management Information System and profitability.

      Item Type: Article
      Uncontrolled Keywords: IT investments, management information system, university, impact, return on assets
      Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
      Divisions: Faculty of Industrial Technology > Informatics Engineering Department
      Depositing User: Admin
      Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2015 21:54
      Last Modified: 16 May 2018 13:50
      URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/16879

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