A Conceptual Framework for the Adoption of Electronic Records Management System in the Yemeni Oil and Gas Sector


  • Burkan Hawash, Yousef I. Abuzawayda, Umi A. Mokhtar, Zawiyah M. Yusof, Muaadh Mukred, Abdulguddoos S. A. Gaid


Electronic records management system (ERMS) is an application that has the potential to serve as a central repository for the electronic records keeping and management in the oil and gas (O&G) sector in Yemen. The application of the system would trigger changes to the management of records and could enhance the business continuity. Although ERMS is identified as one of the top priorities for supporting the management of records, but its adoption faces tremendous challenges and barriers, ranging from technological, organizational, and environmental issues. This paper presents an investigation of the conceptual framework and the most critical factors that impact the adoption of in the O&G sector of Yemen> the conceptual framework has constructed by integrating two of information system adoption theories which are the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) model and technology, organization, environment (TOE) model.