HomeIAMURE International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researchvol. 8 no. 1 (2014)

Embracing the Usage of Cellular Telephone in the 21st Century: Its Impact to Business

Warren L. Acain

Discipline: Economics, Engineering, Technology, Business



Cellular telephone is one of the telecommunication technologies that changes the face of business and the behavior patterns of societies. The study sought to recognize the impact of cellular telephones in business. Explicitly, it directed to identify its impact to its utilization in business and correlates them to the socio-economic profile. To gather the necessary data, a modified researcher-made questionnaire was utilized. Further, the study utilized a descriptive-correlational research design. In deriving the results, frequency and percentage, mean or rank, weighted mean, Spearman rank correlation, and likelihood chi-square test were also employed. Major findings revealed that the gadget was perceived useful in business in the aspect of utilization in communication, business cost or expenses, record filing or keeping, and profiting. The study concludes that the utilization of cellular telephones in terms of business cost and record filing have reciprocal relationship with the perceived impact.