Toward a positive design theory: Principles for designing motivating information and communication technology

@inproceedings{Zhang2008TowardAP,
  title={Toward a positive design theory: Principles for designing motivating information and communication technology},
  author={Ping Zhang},
  year={2008}
}
  • Ping Zhang
  • Published 2008
  • Engineering
  • Due to the strategic, economic, and social significance of information and communication technology development and use, a better understanding of factors that contribute to technology acceptance and use decisions can be extremely important. In this chapter, we posit that one of the fundamental reasons that people utilize technology is to support their well-being by fulfiling their various needs. Taking this motivational perspective, we suggest that the purposes and utilities of information and… CONTINUE READING
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