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Development of an Instrument to Measure the Perceptions of Adopting an Information Technology Innovation
The development of an instrument designed to measure the various perceptions that an individual may have of adopting an information technology IT innovation, comprising eight scales which provides a useful tool for the study of the initial adoption and diffusion of innovations. Expand
Electronic Data Interchange and Small Organizations: Adoption and Impact of Technology
It is suggested that EDI initiators pursue promotional efforts to improve partners' perceptions of EDI benefits, provide financial and technological assistance to partners with low organizational readiness, and carefully select and enact influence strategies to reduce resistance. Expand
The Case Research Strategy in Studies of Information Systems
Criteria for the evaluation of case research are established and several characteristics useful for categorizing the studies are identified and examples of research areas that are particularly well-suited to investigation using the case research approach are concluded. Expand
Information Security Policy Compliance: An Empirical Study of Rationality-Based Beliefs and Information Security Awareness
The results show that an employee's intention to comply with the ISP is significantly influenced by attitude, normative beliefs, and self-efficacy to comply, and the role of ISA and compliance-related beliefs in an organization's efforts to encourage compliance is shed. Expand
Factors That Influence the Social Dimension of Alignment Between Business and Information Technology Objectives
Findings from a study which investigated the influence of several factors on the social dimension of alignment within 10 business units in the Canadian life insurance industry suggest that both practitioners and researchers should direct significant effort toward understanding shared domain knowledge, the factor which had the strongest influence on the alignment between IT and business executives. Expand
Predicting Intention to Adopt Interorganizational Linkages: An Institutional Perspective
The findings indicate that organizations are embedded in institutional networks and call for greater attention to be directed at understanding institutional pressures when investigating information technology innovations adoption. Expand
Research Report: Empirical Test of an EDI Adoption Model
This paper is the first test of a parsimonious model that posits three factors as determinants of the adoption of electronic data interchange (EDI):readiness, perceived benefits, andexternalExpand
The Identity Crisis Within the IS Discipline: Defining and Communicating the Discipline's Core Properties
This commentary begins by discussing why establishing an identity for the IS field is important, and describes what such an identity may look like by proposing a core set of properties, i.e., concepts and phenomena, that define theIS field. Expand
E-Commerce Product Recommendation Agents: Use, Characteristics, and Impact
A conceptual model with 28 propositions derived from five theoretical perspectives is developed that identifies other important aspects of RAs, namely RA use, RA characteristics, provider credi'r, and user-RA interaction, which influence users' decision-making processes and outcomes, as well as their evaluation of RA. Expand
Empirical Research in Information Systems: The Practice of Relevance
This commentary discusses why most IS acade- mic research today lacks relevance to practice and suggests tactics, procedures, and guidelines that the IS academic community might follow in theirExpand