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Culture: a fourth dimension of group support systems
Information Technology in Three Small Developed Countries
The dominant factor that seems to provide some explanation for different levels and directions of development of IT production is government policy in promoting IT production directly, in supporting IT industry R&D, and in education policies designed to provide appropriately trained labor pools. Expand
Group decision support systems: the cultural factor
The authors are able to eliminate most of the contextual variables and the situational factors that might possibly account for the differences in research findings and explain these differences in terms of cultural factors. Expand
Interacting effects of GDSS and leadership
Findings reveal that while the use of GDSS caused the influence distribution to be more equal among group members in the absence of leadership, the system did not withstand the overriding force of leadership when a group leader was present. Expand
Change Management in Interorganizational Systems for the Public
This study provides a preliminary theoretical framework for studying change management in IOS for the public and aims to guide practitioners in implementing such systems. Expand
IT Industry Development and the Knowledge Economy: A Four Country Study
An in-depth analysis of the IT industry in four countries over a five-year period provides a reasonably comprehensive picture of the factors affecting the production of IT in these small developed countries and largely supports the more comprehensive model of IT industry success. Expand
The Effect of GDSS and Elected Leadership on Small Group Meetings
Group support in the form of structure has potential to undermine leadership in small group meetings because leaders in manual and GDSS groups appeared to be less influential than their counterparts in baseline groups. Expand
Customers’ preference of online store visit strategies: an investigation of demographic variables
The effects of the demographic variables of gender, age, income, and education are investigated, based on the theories of media naturalness and consumer trait and involvement, to investigate the effects of demographic variables in the online shopping context. Expand
An Empirical Study of the Task Dimension of Group Support System
The empirical findings show that task type affects consensus change and influence equality, and support level and task type jointly affect decision scheme satisfaction. Expand
An empirical study of task type and communication medium in GDSS
The authors investigate the effects of task type and communication medium on group decision outcome in GDSS (group decision support system)-supported meetings and found face-to-face groups achieved higher consensus change and experienced higher decision satisfaction and higher decision scheme satisfaction than dispersed groups. Expand