Investigating the Cultural Dimension of IT-Usage: IT-Acculturation, an Essential Construct in IS Research

  title={Investigating the Cultural Dimension of IT-Usage: IT-Acculturation, an Essential Construct in IS Research},
  author={Isabelle Walsh},
In this conceptual article we investigate the cultural dimension of IT-usage through the concept of ITacculturation. This concept has been emerging in the research literature about IT-usage. Extending work from the acculturation field of research, we do not conceptualize IT-acculturation as a simple one-way linear process but rather as a recursive, multi-level process and also as a state at a given moment in time. In order to propose means of assessing IT-acculturation, we show that one may… CONTINUE READING

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