Wegene Demeke

wegene demeke

Dr Wegene Demeke

Lecturer and Programme leader; BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology

Biography

Dr Wegene Demeke, PhD, MSc, BEng (Hons), FHEA is a researcher and lecturer in Information Systems in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University.

His main area of interest is the impact of technology on individual, organisations and society.

He has a background in information systems and has an active interest in how adoption/non-adoption and use of ICT impact on organisations, individuals and on the society at large.
He is an active researcher in the area of in Information Systems Management, information ethics, adoption and use of ICT in an organisation.

He is a member of the Center for Social Informatics research group. His current projects include investigating the extent of how participatory budgeting in Sao Paulo helps the very poor in the city. The second project he is currently researching is on how ICT can assist in improving health outcomes for communities living in remote parts of Ethiopia.

He teaches in the information systems group in the area of Information systems and related areas.

Demeke is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Events

Esteem

External Examining/Validations

  • External evaluation member for the BSc Hons Financial Technology Programme at the University of Ulster

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

Date


6 results

Factors Affecting the Adoption of Information and Communication Technologies: Small Hotels and Tour Operators in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Journal Article
Demeke, W., Olden, A., & Nocera, J. A. (2016)
Factors Affecting the Adoption of Information and Communication Technologies: Small Hotels and Tour Operators in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Libri, 66(2), 151-165. https://doi.org/10.1515/libri-2016-0029
In Africa the adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) varies considerably from one country to another, for example between Kenya and Tanzania on the one ...

Adoption of information and communication technologies in the hotel and associated business in Addis Ababa, Ethiopa

Conference Proceeding
Demeke, W. (2014)
Adoption of information and communication technologies in the hotel and associated business in Addis Ababa, Ethiopa. In P. Isaias, L. Rodrigues, P. Powell, & M. Baptista Nunes (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th IADIS International Conference Informaation Systems 2014, 11-18
Many international organisations assert that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) play an important role as a facilitator and as one of the critical determinants ...

Researching the adoption of ICT in Ethiopia: a case study of small hotels in Addis Ababa

Journal Article
Demeke, W., & Olden, A. (2012)
Researching the adoption of ICT in Ethiopia: a case study of small hotels in Addis Ababa. Aslib Proceedings, 64(5), 519-528. https://doi.org/10.1108/00012531211263139
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyse the difficulties encountered when researching the adoption of information and communications technology (ICT) by small hotels...

Double-clicking poverty: the diffusion of ICT in the hotel sector in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Presentation / Conference
Demeke, W. (2012, January)
Double-clicking poverty: the diffusion of ICT in the hotel sector in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Paper presented at University of West London, MPhil/PhD Conference Presentation, University of West London, London, UK
According to the United Nations Development Program, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has a significant impact on the reduction of poverty in developing countrie...

Case study methodology

Presentation / Conference
Demeke, W. (2010, January)
Case study methodology. Paper presented at West London University, School of Hospitality and Tourism, West London University, London, UK
No abstract available.

Small and Micro Business Enterprises (SMBEs) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Development and Poverty Reduction through Information and Communication Technologies

Presentation / Conference
Demeke, W. (2010, January)
Small and Micro Business Enterprises (SMBEs) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Development and Poverty Reduction through Information and Communication Technologies. Paper presented at University of West London MPhil/PhD conference, University of West London, London, UK
No abstract avilable.