Identifying variables that predict computer aptitude can help educators and employers target potential students and employees. The authors examine a number of possible explanatory variables including demographic profiles, high school achievements, prior computer training and experience, cognitive styles, and problem-solving abilities.
Purpose – Increasing enrollments in colleges of business have not been matched by women majoring in the field of information systems (IS). This paper aims to explore reasons why women choose not to major in information technology disciplines and to suggest potential solutions. Design/methodology/approach – The authors used a behavioral model based on the… (More)