Accession No.20210420
TitleInfluence of technology usage and self-efficacy towards job security among employees in Beijing.
Authors/Creators Huang Jie (TP050779)

Job insecurity has attracted attention of scholars and practitioners world-wide. This trend is expedited with the development of advanced technology in the fields of automation, artificial intelligence and robotics. However, in China, there are a lot of enterprises (e.g., Jing Dong, Hai Di Lao etc., ) have increased the development and investment of AI projects and have achieved practical results in lives. AI technology have been widely used in Beijing, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Qingdao and other places. This study examined the level of perceived job insecurity among employees of information and communication technology (ICT) companies in Beijing. In addition, this study also determined the relationships between technology usage and self-efficacy with job insecurity. From the 235 responses received, results have indicated that respondents of this study perceived low level of job insecurity. Meanwhile, correlation results have indicated there are no relationships between technology usage and self-efficacy on job insecurity.

In effort to find out why all four hypotheses were not supported, four personal interviewers were conducted. Interviewees believed that when a person is lack of particular competency such as learning abilities and skills, this will lead to job insecurity. This finding implications and recommendations for future studies and provided.

SupervisorLim Li Chen, Dr.
InstitutionAsia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
SchoolGraduate School of Business
No. of pages128
Date typeSubmission
RefereedYes, this version has been refereed
Additional Information

A thesis submitted in fulfillment of the requirement of Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation for the award of the degree of Master of Business Administration (Euro Asia Business) (UCMF1808EAMBA).

  • Social Sciences
  • - Technological change

Job security ; Self-efficacy ; Information ; Technology ; Usage ; Labour conflicts ; Beijing ; Artificial Intelligence.

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