The Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Banks‟ Performance and Customer Service Delivery in the Banking Industry
Information and communication technology (ICT) has become the heart of banking sector, while banking industry is the heart of every robust economy. If it collapses so will the economy. This is absolutely evident from current recession in European banks crises, and in turn. The effect of globalization, competition and innovation in the banking industry by its providers to offer their services makes essential the understanding of how various aspects of consumer behaviour affect the innovation and respond to customer service delivery. Within this context this paper has considered a critical literature review of previous researchers with the objective to examine the impact of Information and Communication Technology on banks performance and customer service delivery. This paper also makes of a critical review of peer reviewed, scholarly and organizational literature regarding the impact of ICT on banks’ performance to examine if banks have successfully achieved effective customer’s service delivery, by providing high level of c us t o me r service through online delivery channel, besides operating cost minimization and revenue maximization.