Investigating the effective factors on the adoption of green information technology in small and medium industries of kermanshah city

Document Type : Original research


1 M.Sc. Student, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Social Sciences, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Economics and Entrepreneurship, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran.

3 Master student of Entrepreneurship Management, Faculty of Economics and Entrepreneurship, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran


Today, green issues and sustainable development have become an important and strategic issue for companies and organizations to remain in local and global competition due to increasing social, economic and legal pressures; To this end, organizations are always looking to use tools and methods that, in addition to achieving their goals, also support social and environmental goals. Green information technology is recognized as one of the key factors in achieving sustainable environmental development. The purpose of this article is to investigate the factors affecting the adoption of green information technology in small and medium industries in Kermanshah city. This study is a survey-descriptive in terms of applied purpose and in terms of research methods. The statistical population of the study consists of managers of small and medium industries in kermanshah city. a standard questionnaire was used to collect data from and Scoring based on the likert scale. Data analysis was performed in the form of structural equation modeling using Smart PLS3 software. The results of the study have been the direct effect of the factors studied in the research(senior management support, government support, economic drivers, environmental compliance drivers, business resources, corporate governance and technological resources) on the acceptance of green information technology.


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