Practical and value compatibility: their roles in the adoption, diffusion, and success of telecommuting

@inproceedings{Harrington1999PracticalAV,
  title={Practical and value compatibility: their roles in the adoption, diffusion, and success of telecommuting},
  author={Susan J. Harrington and Cynthia P. Ruppel},
  booktitle={ICIS},
  year={1999}
}
Innovation literature has long advocated that an innovation may be compatible or incompatible with an organization’s existing systems or resources (Rogers 1983). Compatibility of an innovation has traditionally meant that the innovation is compatible with the existing values, skills, and work practices of potential adopters. However, Tornatzky and Klein (1982) criticized this multi-faceted definition of compatibility as too broad, noting that compatibility may refer to compatibility with the… CONTINUE READING

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