• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 18, Pages: 1-12

Original Article

Application Level of E-Management in Higher Institutions at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Case Study on King Abdulaziz University


Background/Objectives: To know the application level of E-Management in the higher education institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia concentrated on the level of application in King Abdulaziz University, the descriptive approach was chosen for the case study. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Study population consists of all management staff working in different faculties, administrations and departments at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 600 individuals were simply chosen randomly. The paper used 7 of previous studies as references. Findings: The study concluded in its findings that the application level of (E-planning) is at a good level at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, also the application of (electronic regulation) in King Abdulaziz University contributes in ensuring connection between different levels of management. It also helps to facilitate the access to transactions and their plan of operation between various different units and management’s levels in the university, creating a regulatory environment, which is accurate and flexible. It reduces the travail and difficulty of moving between different managements to complete transactions. Also it concluded the quality of application level of (electronic implementation) in a high degree according to the sample’s opinions that were discussed. In addition, the application of the electronic control is done below the required level according to the sample’s opinions that were discussed. The findings of the study revealed that the general value of the arithmetic mean of all four fields of E-Management (E-planning, electronic regulation, electronic implementation and electronic control) with regard to the application level of E-Management at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah. according to the point of view of the sample’s opinions of the study that reached (4.16), which is a very high value that indicates the possibility of applying the fields of E-Management at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah which is very good. The average answer values of the four fields in applying E-Management ranged between (4.46 - 3.81) in a percentages ranged between (89.2% - 76.2%). Improvements/Applications: The study recommends that the university staff be encouraged to increase the activation of shifting to practice E-Management in fact, and awarding the distinguished in using it with material and moral bonuses. Working on reducing or eliminating the routine procedures at the university that delay the complete shifting process to E-Management. Increasing the training courses of the human resources employees in the field of E-Management, especially with regard to E-planning and electronic control. Moreover, the university management should focus on designing integrated awareness programs suitable for all the employees and clients to illustrate E-Management concept, advantages, objectives and the services provided by it, and how to obtain them. 

Keywords: Electronic Implementation, Electronic Regulation, E-Management, E-Planning, King Abdulaziz University


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