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An analysis on the factors related to the adoption of KS tools


Lee, Angela Siew-Hoong and Lim, Tong-Ming and Thi, Lip Sam (2015) An analysis on the factors related to the adoption of KS tools. In: 12th International Conference on Information Technology-New Generations, 13-15 April 2015, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

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Abstract

KS tools are tools that allow knowledge workers to share and reuse knowledge both in organizations and leisure environments. However the adoption of KS tools in most organizational ecosystem is slow and worrying, as many researchers have pointed out.This study looks into several factors such as nationality, experience, position and education that influence the usage on a list of KS tools. The study will use technology adoption lifecycle proposed by Beal, Rogers and Bohlen [1] model explains the six (6) types of users in organizations.This paper will provide an analysis from data collected to explain the correlations between the factors discussed above and the usage level of the KS tools within their organizations using the theory of diffusion of innovation on different adopter categories [6]. This study uses survey to conduct an empirical investigation and our instruments are designed based on the several past well tested research studies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Print ISBN: 978-1-4799-8827-3
Uncontrolled Keywords: KS tools; knowledge workers; theory of diffusion of innovation; technology adoption
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Thi Lip Sam
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2015 07:13
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 06:20
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15068

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