Green IT is the latest manifestation of sustainable business practices. The decision surrounding whether or not to implement Green IT strategies, policies, and tools provides compelling challenges for organizations. While practitioners have been highly interested in this topic for a while, recently, there is also a growing interest on this topic among… (More)
As online communities become increasingly popular, researchers have tried to examine participating activities in online communities as well as how to sustain online communities. However, relatively few studies have tried to understand what kinds of participants constitute online communities. In this study, we try to contribute online community research by… (More)
As social network sites become quite popular and more people begin to participate in the social network sites (e.g., Facebook), practitioners are interested in how to make participants satisfied and keep them using the sites. This study applies Self-Determination Theory and it tries to understand the relationship between relatedness need satisfaction, level… (More)
The ability to validate formative measurement has increased in importance as it is used to develop and test theoretical models. A method is proposed to gather convergent and discriminant validity evidence of formative measurement. Survey data is used to test the proposed method.