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Social value creation through digital activism in an online health community

Jul 24th, 2020 | By

Abstract The study explores how online health communities produce social value by uniting individuals under a common purpose, to advance healthcare in post?conflict states. We selected MedicineAfrica – a digital platform known for creating social value by providing medical education in regions with under?resourced healthcare systems – and drew on multiple data collection methods. We
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Peers matter: The moderating role of social influence on information security policy compliance

Jul 8th, 2020 | By

Abstract Information security in an organization largely depends on employee compliance with information security policy (ISP). Previous studies have mainly explored the effects of command?and?control and self?regulatory approaches on employee ISP compliance. However, how social influence at both individual and organizational levels impacts the effectiveness of these two approaches has not been adequately explored. This
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Mitigating the intrusive effects of smart home assistants by using anthropomorphic design features: A multimethod investigation

Jul 8th, 2020 | By

Abstract With the growing proliferation of smart home assistants (SHAs), digital services are increasingly pervading people’s private households. Through their intrusive features, SHAs threaten to not only increase individual users’ strain but also impair social relationships at home. However, while previous research has predominantly focused on technology features’ detrimental effects on employee strain at work,
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QCA and the harnessing of unstructured qualitative data

Jul 8th, 2020 | By

Abstract This paper proposes qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) as a novel method to harness unstructured data sets such as publicly available reports and news articles. It shows how QCA and conventional qualitative IS research can complement each other. In particular, it demonstrates how qualitative IS research can combine typical qualitative coding techniques with a specific
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On tailoring and hand?me?downs

Jul 7th, 2020 | By

Information Systems Journal, EarlyView. Source



Beyond ‘mobility’: A new understanding of moving with technology

Jul 7th, 2020 | By

Abstract We report a surprising experience with mobile technology: the lead author found herself seeing and acting differently while running over part of her usual running track with the exercise?tracking application ‘Strava’ on her phone, even without focal attention to the app. We apply the method of problematization to a detailed empirical account of this
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Combining social media affordances for organising collective action

Jul 7th, 2020 | By

Abstract Social media provide new opportunities for supporting the dynamics of collective action (CA), allowing for the mobilisation of people into debates and involving them in new forms of collective decision making. Although current studies focus on opportunities offered by social media for collective action, there is still a need to deepen the understanding of
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Understanding massively multiplayer online role?playing game addiction: A hedonic management perspective

Jun 11th, 2020 | By

Abstract Massively multiplayer online role?playing game (MMORPG) addiction presents a serious issue worldwide and has attracted increasing attention from academic and other public communities. This article addresses this critical issue and fills research gaps by proposing and testing a research model of MMORPG addiction. Building on the conceptual foundation of the hedonic management model of
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Constructing continuity across the organisational culture boundary in a highly virtual work environment

Jun 1st, 2020 | By

Abstract While remote work allows organisations to offer their employees flexibility and harness global talent and markets for business growth, inability to rely on physical interactions between employees imposes challenges specific to operations in highly virtual work environments. Among these characteristic issues are challenges associated with organisational socialisation and organisational culture. Accordingly, an action design
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The art of referencing

Apr 18th, 2020 | By

Information Systems Journal, EarlyView. Source