The Impact of IT Investment on Firm Performance in Bangladesh

A Resource-based Perspective

  • Mohammad Mizanur Rahman Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)
  • Jannatul Ferdaous Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)
Keywords: IT Asset, Firm Performance, Manufacturing Industry

Abstract

Using the RBV as a theoretical backdrop, the study is intended to begin the line of inquiry: Do IT asset matter and improve the firm performance? This inductive research used panel data estimation technique for unbalanced panel data to measure, describe, and analyze the firm performance. The results reveal a mixed behavioral effect of IT asset on firm performance. The positive influence of IT asset on firm performance suggests that a firm should invest to develop IT infrastructure in order to effectively promote firm IT capability and performance. However, the inverse relationship between IT asset and firm performance suggests that IT intensive stocks are not performing well in the stock market of Bangladesh. The study explains the IT asset’s contribution to firm performance from RBV perspective in the context of Bangladesh as well as extends the literature in this field.

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Published
2020-01-01
How to Cite
Mizanur Rahman, M., & Ferdaous, J. (2020). The Impact of IT Investment on Firm Performance in Bangladesh. Ushus Journal of Business Management, 19(1), 31-46. https://doi.org/10.12725/ujbm.50.3