Systematic Literature Review of UTAUT Model to Understand Adopter's Perception of Digital Mobile App Applications in the Indonesian Coal Mining Industry


  • Wiwin Sujati School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Gatot Yudoko School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Liane Okdinawati School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia



mobile app technology, adoption, UTAUT, SLR, Leadership



This study investigates coal mining firms' technology use during epidemics and their strategies. It applies the UTAUT to the coal mining sector, focusing on five main aspects.


This study employs a systematic literature review (SLR) to analyze data from 13 selected papers on mobile app usage as digital technology. Data from 2014 to 2022 were gathered using the Scopus database, revealing insights into UTAUT-related research trends in the mining industry.


Reviewing the chosen papers reveals a strong link between tech adoption and leadership in coal mining. Empowered leadership notably drives technology adoption, positively impacting knowledge processes among followers.

Research Limitations/Implications

It recognizes that the systematic literature review offers valuable insights but findings could be constrained by available relevant papers. Future research might delve into more tech adoption and leadership aspects in coal mining to boost understanding.


This research fills a gap by deeply examining technology adoption with UTAUT in coal mining. Given limited existing research, this study contributes insights and knowledge about digital tech in this field. Moreover, exploring leadership empowerment as a unique form adds originality and value to the research.


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