Software Piracy: A Study of Formative Factors

  title={Software Piracy: A Study of Formative Factors},
  author={Cira H. Villazon and Paul Dion},
Executive Summary Previous research studied on information ethics have addressed the issue of misuse of computer technology through the concepts of reasoned action and planned behavior. These studies are based on attitudes toward behavior, subjective norms, and perceived behavioral control. Current evidence from research indicates self-efficacy can be an important factor with the level of commitment and persistence in the attempt to influence human behavior. Since information ethics requires… CONTINUE READING


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