Predicting the Usage of P2P Sharing Software: The Role of Trust and Perceived Risk

  title={Predicting the Usage of P2P Sharing Software: The Role of Trust and Perceived Risk},
  author={Heng Xu and Hao Wang and Hock-Hai Teo},
  journal={Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
Peer-to-Peer, or P2P sharing has gone through fast growth in recent years and drawn the interests of Information Systems (IS) researchers. However, there is a lack of empirical study on the individual's behavior of using P2P sharing software. Given the current existence of various uncertainties in P2P sharing, it is crucial to understand the factors that affect individual's usage of P2P sharing software. In this paper, we develop and empirically test a usage intention model which includes trust… CONTINUE READING

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