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Love cannot buy you money: Resource exchange on reward?based crowdfunding platforms

Jan 5th, 2021 | By

Abstract Reward?based crowdfunding platforms – in which campaigns exchange rewards for financial backing to develop a product or service – are one of the fastest?growing segments of the crowdfunding industry. We use an extension of social exchange theory (SET) called the resource theory of social exchange (RTSE) to examine resource exchanges through rewards on Kickstarter.
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Power relations inscribed in the enactment of systems development methods

Jan 5th, 2021 | By

Abstract Issues of power are often neglected in information systems (IS) studies and under?theorised in IS research. Systems development methods (SDMs) are commonly used in the IT industry to coordinate the activities between developers and clients. The role of power in the relationship between clients and systems developers remains an important topic of research in
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A possible conceptualization of the information systems (IS) artifact: A general systems theory perspective1

Dec 30th, 2020 | By

Abstract This opinion paper addresses and contributes to the discourse on whether there is a central artifact that captures the essence of the information systems (IS) discipline. It argues that the IS discipline can, and should be, faithfully captured by an IS artifact. We offer a theoretical conception of the IS artifact by drawing upon
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Eyes wide open: The role of situational information security awareness for security?related behaviour

Dec 17th, 2020 | By

Abstract Most contemporary studies on information security focus on largely static phenomena in examining security?related behaviours. We take a more dynamic, situational and interactionist approach that proposes that security?related behaviours result from an interaction between the person and the perception of a threatening situation. We derive and define situational information security awareness based on situation
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When enough is enough: Investigating the antecedents and consequences of information security fatigue

Dec 10th, 2020 | By

Abstract Despite concerns raised by practitioners, the potential downside of the information security demands imposed by organizations on their employees has received limited scholarly attention. Our research focuses on information security fatigue (hereafter security fatigue), which is defined as a socio?emotional state experienced by an individual who is tired of and disillusioned with security policies
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The need for compelling problematisation in research: The prevalence of the gap?spotting approach and its limitations

Nov 24th, 2020 | By

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Generative mechanisms of workarounds, discontinuance and reframing: a study of negative disconfirmation with consumerised IT

Nov 19th, 2020 | By

Abstract This study investigates the observed behavioural outcomes when users experience negative disconfirmation with consumerised IT artefacts with the aim to identify the generative mechanisms of these outcomes. We analyse blogposts, authored and published by tablet users, where they narrate their experience with an IT artefact. We employ grounded theory method techniques, and through the
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Project leaders as boundary spanners in open source software development: A resource dependence perspective

Nov 11th, 2020 | By

Abstract Digital social innovation is important for addressing various social needs, especially from those who are economically disadvantaged. For instance, open source software (OSS) is developed by mass collaboration on digital communities to provide software users free alternatives to commercial products. OSS is particularly valuable to meet the needs of numerous disadvantaged users for whom
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Digital resilience: How rural communities leapfrogged into sustainable development

Nov 5th, 2020 | By

Abstract Digital social innovation (DSI)—the novel use of digital technology to address societal challenges—plays a critical role in our collective pursuit of sustainable development. In this practitioner paper, we present an in?depth DSI case study where the grassroots communities in a remote county leveraged e?commerce to leapfrog out of poverty, becoming successful entrepreneurs with online
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Researching the virtual: A framework for reflexivity in qualitative social media research

Nov 5th, 2020 | By

Abstract Recent years have seen an explosion in social media in our everyday lives, and a corresponding increase in social media research in IS. As social media researchers, we are intrigued by the problem of virtuality and context in social media research, and how we might apply reflexive research principles to such settings. In social
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