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Organisations have traditionally relied on commercial software products to support their operations. However, rising software costs and recent corporate failures have brought the provision and value of commercial software into question. Recently, open source software, as a relatively new development in the IS field, has risen in popularity as a possible(More)
Purpose – This study aims to explore whether collectivistic and individualistic users exhibit different e-commerce loyalty and purchase intentions. Design/methodology/approach – The paper operationalises Triandis’ individuality and collectivism typology. Empirical data were gathered using face-to-face questionnaire instruments with 140 respondents,(More)
Internet commerce has been greeted with much excitement in the popular, practitioner and researcher literature over its brief lifetime. Many firms fervently pursued Internet commerce based business models in the belief that the initial costs would be justified by future returns. The “tech wreck” of early 2000 saw a sudden drop in ecommerce uptake. Only a(More)
Broadband communication technologies offer households many opportunities, including greater access to education, health and government services, entertainment and social connectivity. Australia appears, however, to be lagging behind other nations in adopting broadband.This paper reports on a study of the relative importance of factors affecting broadband(More)
• Consistent failure to speak in specific social situations in which there is an expectation for speaking (e.g., at school) despite speaking in other situations; • The disturbance interferes with educational or occupational achievement or with social communication; • Not better accounted for by a communication disorder or by a lack of knowledge of the(More)
This study examines the role of continuous trust (i.e., trust which develops over time as a result of continuing interactions) in determining a user’s continuing intention to use Internet banking services. This study stands in contrast to the large majority of research concerning trust and IT adoption, in that it focuses on continuous trust (as opposed to(More)