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Introducing and validating factors affecting potential netizens' perceptions toward the interpersonal trusting beliefs of a trustee in B2C e-commerce within the Malaysian context


Alshammari, Samer A. and Mohd, Haslina (2012) Introducing and validating factors affecting potential netizens' perceptions toward the interpersonal trusting beliefs of a trustee in B2C e-commerce within the Malaysian context. International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning, 2 (3). pp. 257-261. ISSN 2010-3654

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Abstract

Online transactions growth would promote business-to consumer (B2C) electronic commerce (E-Commerce)development worldwide, including the Malaysian context.However, the majority of Internet users or netizens, comprising Malaysians, had never transacted online so far. Whereas it has been claimed that initial trust is the main issue of such a phenomenon. Thus, further investigation is needed to the issue of initial trust and its antecedents in the context of B2CE-Commerce in Malaysia.Therefore, this research aims to investigate factors that could influence the perceptions ofpotential netizens toward the interpersonal trusting beliefs of unfamiliar trustee. Within the scope of this research, threemajor antecedents were selected; website quality, trustee profile,and third party support.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: B2C E-Commerce, initial trust, interpersonal trusting beliefs, potential netizens.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Haslina Mohd
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2017 07:39
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2017 07:39
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20569

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