Toward Contextualized Theories of Trust: The Role of Trust in Global Virtual Teams

  title={Toward Contextualized Theories of Trust: The Role of Trust in Global Virtual Teams},
  author={Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa and Thomas R. Shaw and D. Sandy Staples},
  journal={Information Systems Research},
A trust has received much attention in many streams of information systems research, there has been little theorizing to explain how trust evokes sentiments and affects task performance in IT-enabled relationships. Many studies unquestionably assume that trust is intrinsically beneficial, and dismiss the possibility that the effects of trust may be dependent on the situation (or conditions) at present. This paper theoretically and empirically examines outcomes of an individual’s trust in global… CONTINUE READING
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