Adoption of Information Technology Innovation- Compatibility Subscale
The Compatibility Subscale of the Adoption of Information Technology Innovation scale is a 4-item tool used to assess the degree to which employees feel new technologiesare compatible with their work.

Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile


Sample Items


Relevant Literature:

  1. Agarwal, R., & Prasad, J. (1998). The Antecedents and Consequents of User Perceptions in Information Technology Adoption. Decis. Support Syst., 22(1), 15–29.
  2. Al-Gahtani, S. S. (2003). Computer technology adoption in Saudi Arabia: Correlates of perceived innovation attributes. Information Technology for Development, 10, 57–69.
  3. Benham, H. C., & Raymond, B. C. (1996). Information Technology Adoption: Evidence from a Voice Mail Introduction. SIGCPR Comput. Pers., 17(1), 3–25.
  4. Chin, W. W., & Gopal, A. (1995). Adoption Intention in GSS: Relative Importance of Beliefs. SIGMIS Database, 26(2-3), 42–64.
  5. Gary C. Moore, I. B. (1991). Development of an Instrument to Measure the Perceptions of Adopting an Information Technology Innovation. Information Systems Research, 2, 192–222.
  6. Hsu, C.-L., Lu, H.-P., & Hsu, H.-H. (2007). Adoption of the mobile Internet: An empirical study of multimedia message service (MMS). Omega, 35(6), 715–726.
  7. Karahanna, E., Agarwal, R., & Angst, C. M. (2006). Reconceptualizing Compatability Beliefs in Technology Acceptance Research. MIS Q., 30(4), 781–804.
  8. Lam, T., Cho, V., & Qu, H. (2007). A study of hotel employee behavioral intentions towards adoption of information technology. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 26(1), 49–65.
  9. Liao, H.-L., & Lu, H.-P. (2008). The role of experience and innovation characteristics in the adoption and continued use of e-learning websites. Computers & Education, 51(4), 1405–1416.
  10. Plouffe, C. R., Hulland, J. S., & Vandenbosch, M. (2001). Research Report: Richness Versus Parsimony in Modeling Technology Adoption Decisions—Understanding Merchant Adoption of a Smart Card-Based Payment System. Information Systems Research, 12(2), 208–222. doi:10.1287/isre.
  11. Ritu Agarwal, J. P. (2007). The Role of Innovation Characteristics and Perceived Voluntariness in the Acceptance of Information Technologies. Decision Sciences, 28(3), 557 – 582.
  12. Speier, C., & Venkatesh, V. (2002). The Hidden Minefields in the Adoption of Sales Force Automation Technologies. Journal of Marketing, 66(3), 98–111.
  13. Venkatesh, V., Morris, M. G., Davis, G. B., & Davis, F. D. (2003). User Acceptance of Information Technology: Toward a Unified View.