The role of information technology on business Performance in selected business enterprises In makindye division kampala Uganda:

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Kampala International University. College of Economics & Management
The purpose of the study is to establish the relationship between Information Technology and Business Performance. The research design was descriptive and cross sectional in nature. Explanatory research designs was used to establish the relationship between the variables. It included the employees and managers of selected business enterprises in Makindye division Kampala district Uganda. A sample size of 80 people was used using probability and non-probability sampling methods. Data was collected from both primary and secondary sources using questionnaires and was analyzed using frequency tables, percentage and graphs to test the relationship between Information Technology and Business Performance of business enterprises. The research shows that there is established IT system in business enterprises and it indicates a positive relationship between the level of implemented IT and Business Performance of business enterprises. These results indicate that IT alone cannot be used to explain the Business Performance of business enterprises but other variables like increase in working hours, reduction of interest rates may exhaustively explain the Business Performance. The study therefore recommends that business enterprises should / must use IT as a business during innovations internally and externally, addressing human resource demand to give training budget a priority as one of the ways to encourage creativity and innovation among the staff. Business enterprises should consider outsourcing IT services in order to minimize on the costs incurred in training staff on the new IT system brought in place.
a research report submitted to the college of economics and Management in partial fulfillment of the requirement of the bachelors’ degree of arts in economics at Kampala international university
Information technology, business enterprises, Performance