The purpose of this research was examining the personality type and other factors such as gender and GPA that may contribute to computer anxiety among accounting students. The following questions guided this investigation: Does a relationship exist between computer anxiety and accounting student’s personality type? Does a relationship exist between accounting students’ gender, GPA and their computer anxiety?
Data for this study consisted of surveying accounting students of Economics and Business Faculty of Gadjah Mada University. One hundred and thirty-nine (139) surveys were distributed. One hundred and thirty-nine (139) instruments were returned, representing a response rate of one hundred (100%) percent; fourteen participants returned incomplete instruments which could not be used in this study.
Conclusions of this study are: computer anxiety does exist among accounting students; there is significant relationship for those students who were classified as sensing-intuitive and thinking-feeling and computerphobia; accounting students’ gender and GPA don’t influence their computer anxiety.
Keywords: computer anxiety, personality type, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Jurnal Simposium Nasional Akuntasi XI (SNA 11)