Gender Versus Digitalization: How Men and Women Facing Digital Platforms to Applying For Work

  • Selly Sipakoly, Sally P.Sandanafu

Abstract

Industrial revolution 5.0 has stimulated a plethora of human resources in all areas of work to be susceptible to digitalization technology. This research aims to find out how men and women applying digital technology in their workplace and how the phenomenon of gender currently related to the issue. This study used a mixed-method which is a combination of qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques. In the initial stage, it will be tested quantitatively according to the results of respondents' answers about the research issue, then explained descriptively by adding interview results which in addition to being sourced from respondents also from media print and electronic media. The research subjects are employees who work in government and the private sector in Ambon. The results showed that quantitatively in Ambon city there were 60% of men who have the capability in using digital technology skillfully in the workplace and  33% of women were capable of using digital technology in their workplace. The results indicated that there were still gender inequalities in the world of work due to the competences and capability in using digital technology which is still dominated by men consequently strategic positions in an organization or company are held by men.

Published
2020-05-09
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Articles