Personality and Technology Acceptance: Personal Innovativeness in IT, Openness and Resistance to Change

@article{Nov2008PersonalityAT,
  title={Personality and Technology Acceptance: Personal Innovativeness in IT, Openness and Resistance to Change},
  author={Oded Nov and Chen Ye},
  journal={Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008)},
  year={2008},
  pages={448-448}
}
Individual users are known to differ in their tendency to adopt new technologies. Among the individual differences, Personal Innovativeness in IT (PUT) has been shown to be a reliable predictor of users' beliefs about the ease of use and usefulness of new technologies. However, it is unclear what are the personality traits that make some users more innovative in IT than others. Personality traits are used in the psychology literature to explain human beliefs and behavior, and recently see a… CONTINUE READING

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