Business Competency of IT Professionals and Job Satisfaction in Transition Economies: Insights from Poland
Proceedings of the Eighteen Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 2012
13 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Date Written: August 9, 2012
In this paper, we examine the effect of business competence of Information Technology (IT) professionals on their job satisfaction in Poland, a transition economy. The necessary data is collected by a survey conducted among IT professionals working in various companies located in Lower Silesia region, Poland. The preliminary results of this survey indicate that business competency, in general, positively affect job satisfaction of IT professionals in transition economies. However, they feel that possessing business competency does not have any substantial effect on their salary level and professional promotions.
Keywords: Business competence, business knowledge, information technology management, IT professionals, job competency, job satisfaction, Poland, transition economies
JEL Classification: J00, J30, J31, J32, J40, M50
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