Learn More
This study investigates self-presentation strategies among online dating participants, exploring how participants manage their online presentation of self in order to accomplish the goal of finding a romantic partner. Thirty-four individuals active on a large online dating site participated in telephone interviews about their online dating experiences and(More)
and the United States. It finds that B2B e-commerce seems to be driven by global forces, whereas B2C seems to be more of a local phenomenon. A preliminary explanation for this difference is that B2B is driven by global competition and MNCs that " push " e-commerce to their global suppliers , customers, and subsidiaries. This in turn creates pressures on(More)
This study investigates self-disclosure in the novel context of online dating relationships. Using a national random sample of Match.com members (N = 349), the authors tested a model of relational goals, self-disclosure, and perceived success in online dating. The authors'findings provide support for social penetration theory and the social information(More)
The growing use of the Internet and e-commerce for conducting business is being driven by global and national forces. Many firms are being driven toward greater adoption of e-commerce by global competitive pressures, which some suggest will lead to a global networked economy. On the other hand, firms are also being driven by national environmental and(More)
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Abstract This paper develops and tests a model examining the relationship between firm globalization, e-commerce adoption and firm performance, using data from a(More)
This study proposes the metaphor of culture as "kaleidoscope" as a lens for understanding the complex culture of global teams and explores cultural tensions characterizing intercultural collaboration in virtual work arrangements. Ethnographic data from a global software team are used to illustrate the framework. Framing cultural differences in terms of(More)