(Survai Pada Perusahaan Tekstil Di Surakarta)
DRS. EKO ARIEF SUDARYONO, M.Si., Ak.
Dosen Fakultas Ekonomi Universitas Sebelas Maret
ISTIATI DIAH ASTUTI
Alumnus Fakultas Ekonomi Universitas Sebelas Maret
Applications of computer technologies are used by textile companies in Surakarta
in order to support business activities in areas of financial, managerial and production
process. It is conducted to achieve efficiency and differentiation in order to obtain
competitive advantages and their business are more oriented to achieve long-term profits.
Although computer has a great deal of benefits, but in other side, several people in
society feel anxiety/worry with the numerous presence of computer technology.
Purposes of the research were to understand the affect of computer anxiety on skill
of computer usage in accounting staff of textile companies in Surakarta. Computer
anxiety is a tendency of a person who feels troubled, worry or is afraid of using a
computer technology in present and future (Igbaria and Parasuraman, 1989). Method of
data collecting was primary data survey and a questionnaire was applied as an aid tool
to collect the data. Computer anxiety variable was measured by using “Computer Anxiety
Rating Scale (CARS)” instrument that developed by Heissen et. all (1987) and variable of
a computer usage was measured by using Computer Self-Efficacy Scale (CSE) that
developed by Murphy et. al (1989). The Data testing used analysis of simple linear
regression. Analysis result of the data from 125 accounting staffs indicated that computer
anxiety has significantly negative correlation with skill of computer use. Therefore, the
research result supported the hipotesis that computer anxiety has negative influence on
skill of computer use.
Keywords: Computer anxiety, skill of computer use