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Personal, social and organizational factors in usage of collaboration systems for research

Zakaria, Halimi and Mohd Daud, Norzaidi and Idris, Fazli (2012) Personal, social and organizational factors in usage of collaboration systems for research. In: Knowledge Management International Conference (KMICe) 2012, 4 – 6 July 2012, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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This paper attempts to investigate the relationship between personal, social and organizational factors with the usage of collaborative systems for research.The target population for this study is the academic staffs of Malaysia research universities. The personal related factors are personal innovativeness and task-technology-fitwhereas the social factors are subjective norm and peer acceptance.The organizational factors are training and management support.The relationship of these three perspectives (i.e. personal, social and organizational) in relation with usage of collaborative systems is studied using a model adapted from Technology-Organization-Environment (TOE) model and incorporating it with the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM).Data analysis presents the descriptive statistics of the respondents, the reliability and validity of the instruments used and correlational analysis of the factors.In conclusion, this paper proposes a framework incorporating these factors that are important in influencing usage of collaboration systems for academic research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078661 Organized by: UUM College of Ard & Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Collaborative systems, Technology-Organization Environment (TOE) model, Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2014 10:12
Last Modified: 25 May 2015 03:24
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10875

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