Abstract—The study attempted to determine the “Acceptance” of computer based Information Systems or Management Information Systems in the university staff members of cities of Madhya Pradesh. This was obtained on four indicators namely; 1) information systems/ Management information systems use by university staff members is the “Mandate”; 2) Dependency on information systems of university staff members; 3) Ease in work of university staff members by using Management Information system 4) Work preference by using MIS systems over manual way amongst university staff members. The study was descriptive with stratified sampling. Data collected from two state universities and two private universities. Results indicated that university staff members were using information systems because of universities’ mandate. They experienced ease in their daily work and thus developed dependency on these systems for obtaining all required data and information regarding their work. Results from Chi-Square tests indicated that there was significant difference found in opinion between state university staff members and private university staff members.
Index Terms—Acceptance, information systems, management information system. computer-based information systems.
Pranjal Muley is with IT, VESIM Business School, Mumbai, India (e-mail: Pranjal.email@example.com). Nirmala Joshi is with MET’s Institute of Management, Mumbai, India (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite:Pranjal Muley and Nirmala Joshi, "Information Systems Usage in Universities of Madhya Pradesh: An Empirical Investigation," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 674-678, 2020.Copyright © 2020 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).