Computer Science and Information Technology Vol. 2(8), pp. 315 - 323
DOI: 10.13189/csit.2014.020801
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A Study on Green IT Adoption

Houn-Gee Chen 1, Jamie Chang 2,*
1 National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
2 Tunghai University, Taichung Taiwan


Green IT adoption is a plausible attempt for organizations to tackle the current environmental problem. The objective of this study is to examine the leading factors of Green IT adoption decisions. More specifically, we are interesting the issue of whether government support playing a key factor on determining Green IT adoption in developing countries. Based upon a survey of 64 organizations in Taiwan, the results indicated that environmental compliance (i.e., responding to the environmental regulation changes and citizenships), instead of economic consideration, was the driving force for organizations to adopt Green IT. Furthermore, government support, indeed, played an important role for leading organizations to pursuit their social responsibilities. Technological resources and governance toward green IT were also important factors for organizations to be ready to exercise their social responsibilities.

Green IT Context, Perceived Organizational G-readiness, Green Drivers, Intention to Adopt Green IT, Governance Support

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[1] Houn-Gee Chen , Jamie Chang , "A Study on Green IT Adoption," Computer Science and Information Technology, Vol. 2, No. 8, pp. 315 - 323, 2014. DOI: 10.13189/csit.2014.020801.

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Houn-Gee Chen , Jamie Chang (2014). A Study on Green IT Adoption. Computer Science and Information Technology, 2(8), 315 - 323. DOI: 10.13189/csit.2014.020801.