This study's objective was to measure the effect of Information Technology (IT) usage on performance by analyzing the contribution of IT Resources. It was affected by Firm Age, Firm Size and Firm dependence (IT Intensity Industry) level to IT. The Study was conducted to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Rural Bank as object. There were 101 rural banks as study sample. The method used was a survey. Data were collected using a cross-section questionnaire. The respondents were Top Level Management that responsible for IT planning and usage. Data analysis techniques used was Structural Equation Modelling-Generalize Structure Component Analysis. The results showed that Firm Age, and IT Intensity simultaneously with IT resources has a positive effect on Firm performance. Firm Size did not affect performance. Hence, Information Technology usage was affected by Firm Age and IT Intensity Industry to improve organizational performance, but not by Firm Size

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-136
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sept 2013


  • Firm age
  • Firm size
  • IT Intensity industry
  • IT Resources
  • Performance


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