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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)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Although previous studies have demonstrated that neuropeptide Y (NPY) modulates nociceptors, the relative contributions of the Y1 and Y2 receptors are unknown. Therefore, we evaluated the effect of Y1 and Y2 receptor activation on nociceptors stimulated by bradykinin (BK) and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2). EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH Combined(More)
This study explores the ways in which the affordances of social media not only increase open communication and knowledge sharing, but also promote covert behavior, creating dialectical tensions for distributed workers that must be communicatively managed. Drawing on a case study of the engineering division of a distributed high tech start-up, we find our(More)