The Relationship between Information and Communication Technologies and New Organizational Forms: Reference of the manufacturing industry in the area of Carabobo, Venezuela

Francisco García Fernández, Ana Emilia Cordero Borjas
2008 Journal of Technology Management & Innovation  
The objective of the present paper is to determine the influence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on Organizational Performance and the configuration of the New Organizational Forms (NOF) in a group of manufacturing companies from the region of Carabobo, Venezuela. Circumscribed in a non-experimental research context, with a transactional -correlational design, a questionnaire with eight items was designed. This instrument allowed to calculate the Pearson's correlation
more » ... nt in order to determine the correspondence between variables. This questionnaire was administered to a random sample of 19 companies of the manufacturing industry. Finally, it was determined that a positive influence exists of the ICT on Organizational Development and the NOF; however, it is acknowledged that the correlation on the majority of the variables studied is positive but weak. This is accounted for the existence of other variables that may also have an influence on the decisions in the organizations.
doi:10.4067/s0718-27242008000200012 fatcat:qci4lfp52nalvkgmb4zszteefu