Social influence is one of the
most important factors in changing one’s behavior. There are many factors included
in social influence of migrant workers’ information communication technology (ICT)
using in China. For example, family, friends, related agencies such as Trade Union
and the Department of human resources and social security, and the leaders of
villages, play important roles in influencing the migrant workers community to
use ICT equipment. The primary research method is quantitative. There are 200 migrant
worker respondents from 4 provinces. The result indicates that social influence
on migrant workers’ ICT usage is not high. Colleagues, family, and villagers do
influence migrant workers’ use of ICT. The lowest mean score in this research
is relating to the relevant migrant workers agencies.
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