Factors influencing adoption of ICT in women enterprise projects: Nyeri County, Kenya
The purpose of the study was to investigate the factors influencing. ICT adoption in women enterprises in Nyeri County, Central province; Kenya. It has highlighted the background information on ICT adoption situation from the global, African continent, regionally and in Kenyan situation. The study establishes the statement of the problem. It was guided by the following objectives; To establish how does, Age of entrepreneur, literacy levels in ICT use, Access to lCT resources, and Attitude towards use of ICT influences adoption of ICT in enterprise projects. The study sought to answer the following questions: How does; Age of entrepreneur, literacy levels in ICT use, Access to ICT resources and Attitude towards Use of ICT influences adoption of ICT in enterprise projects at NYERI town constituency, Nyeri County. The study has established the theoretical view which describes the theories which' guide the study. Further an empirical review on past studies on the variables mentioned above, the gaps to be filled, the explanation of the conceptual framework and summary of the qualitative data was collected using open and closed questions self administered questionnaire after stratified sampling of the accessible population. Its target population was 173 women in enterprises and a sample size of 120 respondents who were selected using stratified random sampling. Chapter four dealt with the analysis, presentation and interpretation of data obtained in the study. The analysis was based on the objectives of the study. Major findings were rate of ICT adoption was low, literacy levels in relation to use of leT among the women entrepreneurs was at the basic level. It was analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively using descriptive and inferential statistics. The frequencies and percentages were used to present the findings. The statistical package for social sciences, SPSS software was used as a tool to aid data analysis. Chapter five presented a summary of the major findings, discussions, conclusions and recommendations. Lastly, suggestions for further studies.