The Role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Enhancing Service Sector Productivity in Palestine: An International Perspective
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النص الكامل
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This article discusses the productivity of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector using cross-sectional data from 793 service firms in Palestine. The authors have examined the impact of ICT growth on service sector productivity in Palestine using a set of indicators for ICT including internet usage, e-commerce, networks, websites, and use of “smart” phones. They find that using ICT (mainly Internet) in commerce (e-commerce) is one of the most important levers of labor productivity among service firms. Service firms that are less ICT-intensive are less productive than more ICT-intensive firms; moreover, the use of mobile phones for services other than send-and-receive calls, highly improves the labor productivity of service firms. Conversely, using a website and computer network does not positively affect the labor productivity. Regarding geographical differences in labor productivity, the analysis …

المجلة
العنوان
Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM)
الناشر
IGI Global
بلد الناشر
الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية
Indexing
Thomson Reuters
معامل التأثير
0,61
نوع المنشور
مطبوع فقط
المجلد
27
السنة
2019
الصفحات
47-65