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<lb>Social networking sites (SNS) have transformed how individuals interact, build and maintain<lb>social relationships. We proposed a research model on the determinants of user continuance<lb>using Bagozzi’s framework of self-regulation as the theoretical foundation. Following the<lb>process of appraisal emotional reactions coping responses, we developed(More)
PURPOSE Health and safety training program has been applied to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in workplace. We evaluated the effectiveness of participatory training and didactic training programs on MSD prevention among frontline workers in Shenzhen, China. METHODS The authors randomly assigned 918 workers from intervention(More)
This study describes the frequency of occurrence of work-related injuries and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among factory workers in Shenzhen, China, and examines the determinants of injuries and MSDs. A cross-sectional survey was conducted with 3479 frontline workers in 60 factories during 2008-2009. We calculated the annual incidence rates of(More)
Purpose – The aim of this study was two-fold: first, to examine the noxious effects of presenteeism on employees’ work well-being in a cross-cultural context involving Chinese and British employees; second, to explore the role of supervisory support as a pan-cultural stress buffer in the presenteeism process. Design/methodology/approach – Using structured(More)
Web-based knowledge communities (WKCs) have become prevalent in recent years for individuals with similar interests to collectively engage in knowledge acquisition and exchange in a global context. The growing popularity of WKCs and their fast penetration into almost all aspects of life call for more research on this important area. In this study, we(More)
The American Association of Swine Veterinarian's (AASV) Production Animal Disease Risk Assessment Program (PADRAP) is a web-based program that offers a set of risk assessment surveys being used by veterinarians who are members of the AASV. Members use PADRAP to help producers systematically assess risk factors that may be associated with clinical outcomes.(More)
This paper reports on a study which explored the possible relationship between road traffic noisescape and urban form in Hong Kong. A total of 212 residential complexes from 11 contrasting urban forms were sampled, and their noise levels assessed both at dwelling and neighbourhood scales by noise mapping. Its findings indicate that residential complexes(More)
Matched observations with dichotomous responses commonly occur in medical and epidemiological researches. Although standard approaches exist for one-to-one paired binary data analyses, there is not much work for one-to-two or one-to-N matched binary data in the current statistical literature. The existing Miettinen’s test assumes that the multiple(More)