Exploring Key Determinants of Job Efficiency Associated With Adoption of Private Cloud Services

Chi-Hui Chiang


When adopting private cloud services, companies must consider several factors including the popularity of information technology equipment, allocation of network resources, adoption of cloud platforms, and employees’ perceived effectiveness of the technology. For enhancing job satisfaction and efficiency, this study explored the key determinants of the adoption of private cloud services based on favorable technology and resources, self-efficacy, and technology acceptance. We constructed a research model for conducting empirical analyses to test the related hypotheses.The results revealed that the key factors, namely resource-facilitating conditions, technology-facilitating conditions, and Internet self-efficacy had a significant effect on work efficiency. Moreover, web-specific control and perceived self-control had negligible effects on work efficiency. Herein, we provide implications for academicians and practitioners for future adoption, in addition to providing several suggestions for improvement.


Private cloud service; key determinant factors; job efficiency; Internet self-efficacy; satisfaction.

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