Proposing the online community self-disclosure model: the case of working professionals in France and the U.K. who use online communities

@article{Posey2010ProposingTO,
  title={Proposing the online community self-disclosure model: the case of working professionals in France and the U.K. who use online communities},
  author={Clay Posey and Paul Benjamin Lowry and Tom L. Roberts and T. Selwyn Ellis},
  journal={European Journal of Information Systems},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={181-195}
}
The global use of online communities has exploded to involve hundreds of millions of users. Despite the tremendous social impact and business opportunities afforded by these communities, little information systems (IS) research has addressed them – especially in a cross-cultural context. Our research proposes an online community self-disclosure model, tested in a cross-cultural setting using data provided by French and British working professionals. Our model is based on social exchange theory… Expand
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