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  • CHASING THE HOTTEST IT: EFFECTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FASHION ON ORGANIZATIONS.
    Wang, Ping // MIS Quarterly; Mar2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p63 

    What happens to organizations that chase the hottest information technologies? This study examines some of the important organizational impacts of the fashion phenomenon in IT. An IT fashion is a transitory collective belief that an information technology is new, efficient, and at the forefront...

  • Collaborative Brokerage, Generative Creativity, and Creative Success.
    Fleming, Lee; Mingo, Santiago; Chen, David // Administrative Science Quarterly; Sep2007, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p443 

    Analyzing data on utility patents from 1975 to 2002 in the careers of 35,400 collaborative inventors, this study examines the influence of brokered versus cohesive collaborative social structures on an individual's creativity. We test the hypothesis that brokerage--direct ties to collaborators...

  • The Adoption of a Capstone Assessment Instrument.
    MONTFORT, DEVLIN; BROWN, SHANE; PEGG, JERINE // Journal of Engineering Education; Oct2012, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p657 

    BACKGROUND Previous research has shown that the adoption of effective innovations in engineering education typically lags behind awareness of those innovations, and this delay may be limiting the positive impacts of advances in engineering education. PURPOSE This study investigates early...

  • The chasm between having and using - Adoption versus use diffusion of iDTV in Flanders.
    Schuurman, Dimitri; Marez, Lieven De; Berte, Katrien // International Journal of Digital Television; Mar2011, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p223 

    The study of innovation has traditionally been characterized by two main paradigms: the 'diffusion of innovations' and the 'domestication' of innovations. They were originally considered as two distinct approaches with their own methods, tools and assumptions. However, recently an...

  • KOMUNITNÍ VZDÄ”LÁVÁNÍ VE VENKOVSKÉM PROSTORU.
    Husák, Jakub; Kopřiva, Radek // Media4u Magazine; 2013, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p34 

    Qualification is considered one of the main factors of developmental potential from the regional perspectives because it is the factor of ability to create and diffuse innovations. In this context the paper focuses on community schools and application of the theoretical concept of community...

  • IMPLEMENTATION ASPECTS OF OPEN INNOVATION BASED ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MECHANISM OF INNOVATIVE INTERACTION.
    Mironova, D. D. // In the World of Scientific Discoveries / V Mire Nauchnykh Otkryt; 2013, Issue 40, p274 

    The purpose of the research is in the theoretical analysis of the characteristics and problems of formation of an open innovation environment and the development of proposals on sustainable development on the basis of the potential of innovative entrepreneurship. It discusses the key conditions...

  • What Do Electronic Health Record Vendors Reveal About Their Products: An Analysis of Vendor Websites.
    Yeung, Natalie K.; Jadad, Alejandro R.; Shachak, Aviv // Journal of Medical Internet Research; Feb2013, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p11 

    Background: Purchasing electronic health records (EHRs) typically follows a process in which potential adopters actively seek information, compare alternatives, and form attitudes towards the product. A potential source of information on EHRs that can be used in the process is vendor websites....

  • Innowacyjny model biznesowy -- kluczowe elementy.
    Moszoro, Bartłomiej; Gadomska-Lila, Katarzyna // Management & Business Administration. Central Europe; 2013, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p98 

    Purpose: This article aims to analyze business models and their key elements. In light of the considerations on the merits and circumstances of innovation in business models, it presents the results of a panel discussion conducted in this area during the interdisciplinary conference "Time to...

  • No More Traditional Stock Market Exchange: A Study of Internet Trading Service (ITS) in Jordan.
    Al-Majali, Malek // Journal of Internet Banking & Commerce; Apr2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1 

    Internet Trading Service "her after called" (ITS) is an information intensive business that has become a major trend in the financial marketplace nowadays. It is important to understand what predictors will impact the customer's attitude toward using ITS in Jordan. This paper is concerned with...

  • A New Resource for Social Entrepreneurs: Technology.
    Gopalkrishnan, Shalini S. // American Journal of Management;  

    Social entrepreneurs have employed social capital, funding and a vision as intrinsic resources for building social enterprise. Technology is another crucial resource which has the capability to transform an idea into an operational endeavor. Technology supports in creating a new social venture,...

  • "Does This Sound Like a Fair Deal?": Antecedents and Consequences of Fairness Expectations in the Individual's Decision to Participate in Firm Innovation.
    Franke, Nikolaus; Keinz, Peter; Klausberger, Katharina // Organization Science;  

    The Internet has given rise to new organizational forms of integrating users into firm innovation. Companies willing to make use of external resources can now outsource innovation-related tasks to huge "crowds" outside the company. The extant literature on participation motives assumes a...

  • National Innovation System and Public Innovation Policy: Theory and Practice Problems.
    Golichenko, Oleg; Samovoleva, Svetlana // Proceedings of the European Conference on Innovation & Entrepren; 2013, p278 

    Bounding strength and intensity of networking provides the integrity of the national innovation system (NIS). The integrity allows the system to perform its fundamental functions of production, storage, diffusion and economic use of new knowledge. The primary factors of system dysfunctions...

  • School Climate and Teachers' Beliefs and Attitudes Associated with Implementation of the Positive Action Program: A Diffusion of Innovations Model.
    Beets, Michael W.; Flay, Brian R.; Vuchinich, Samuel; Acock, Alan C.; Li, Kin-Kit; Allred, Carol // Prevention Science; Dec2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p264 

    Teacher- and school-level factors influence the fidelity of implementation of school-based prevention and social character and development (SACD) programs. Using a diffusion of innovations framework, the relationships among teacher beliefs and attitudes towards a prevention/SACD program and the...

  • Introducing the Clean-Tech Adoption Model: A California Case Study.
    Riezebos, Peter; Bijleveld, Paul; Wierstra, Erik // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research; 2013, Vol. 55, p193 

    The Clean-Tech Adoption Model (C-TAM) explains the adoption process of clean technology. Based on the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Usage of Technology (UTAUT) combined with qualitative research and empirical data gathering, the model predicts adoption based on the perceived quality, effort,...

  • Desempeño de las oficinas de transferencia universitarias como intermediarias para la potencialización del mercado de conocimiento.
    Olaya, Erika Sofía; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina; Germán Duarte, Oscar // Intangible Capital; 2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p155 

    Purpose: This article explores the Triple Helix model and conceptualizes the role of Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs) as intermediaries for the valuation and commercialization of the knowledge generated at universities and research centers. The result is a synthesis of the main research lines...

  • Factors in the Global Assimilation of Collaborative Information Technologies: An Exploratory Investigation in Five Regions.
    Bajwa, Deepinder S.; Lewis, L. Floyd; Pervan, Graham; Lai, Vincent S.; Munkvold, Bj�rn E.; Schwabe, Gerhard // Journal of Management Information Systems; Summer2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p131 

    The diffusion of innovation theory is deployed to investigate the global assimilation of collaborative information technologies (CITs). Based on the concepts of IT acquisition and utilization, an assimilation framework is presented to highlight four states (limited, focused, lagging, and...

  • Recombinant Uncertainty in Technological Search.
    Lee Fleming // Management Science; Jan2001, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p117 

    While the course of technological change is widely accepted to be highly uncertain and unpredictable, little work has identified or studied the ultimate sources and causes of that uncertainty. This paper proposes that purely technological uncertainty derives from inventors' search processes with...

  • Competitive Action in the Diffusion of Internet Technology Products in Emerging Markets: Implications for Global Marketing Managers.
    Zhang, Cheng; Song, Peijian; Qu, Zhe // Journal of International Marketing; Dec2011, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p40 

    This research explores the extent to which competitive actions of multinational corporations (MNCs) and local vendors of Internet technology products shape the diffusion of their respective products in emerging markets. Drawing on competitive technology diffusion, the Austrian perspective on...

  • A NEW PRODUCT ADOPTION MODEL WITH PRICE, ADVERTISING , AND UNCERTAINTY.
    Kalish, Shlomo // Management Science; Dec1985, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p1569 

    This paper introduces a framework for modeling innovation diffusion that includes price and advertising. The adoption of a new product is characterized by two steps: awareness and adoption. Awareness is the stage of being informed about the product search attributes. The process of becoming...

  • THE EFFECT OF INFORMATION SOURCES AND COMMUNICATION CHANNELS ON THE DIFFUSION OF INNOVATION IN A DATA BASE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT.
    Nilakanta, Sree; Scamell, Richard W. // Management Science; Jan1990, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p24 

    Increasing importance of emerging information technology, especially the data base component, has prompted the examination of the process of diffusion of innovations in the context of data base system development. This paper (1) examines the extent to which information sources and communication...

  • THE ADOPTION OF THE M-FORM ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE: A TEST OF IMITATION HYPOTHESIS.
    Mahajan, Vijay; Sharma, Subhash; Bettis, Richard A. // Management Science; Oct88, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p1188 

    The study of organizational adoption of administrative innovations has been generally guided by the imitation hypothesis. This hypothesis states that, within a relevant population of firms, an innovation is first adopted by a select few innovators who communicate and influence others to adopt it...

  • MANAGERIAL INFLUENCE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW TECHNOLOGY.
    Leonard-Barton, Dorothy; Deschamps, Isabelle // Management Science; Oct88, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p1252 

    In the implementation of an organizational innovation, managers are usually presumed to influence the extent to which the innovation is adopted and used by their subordinates. However, the findings presented in this paper suggest that the managerial influence is not equally perceived by all...

  • ILLUSIVE EFFECTS ON THE DIFFUSION OF AN INNOVATION: A COMMENT.
    Burton Swanson, E.; Fuller, Mary K.; Nidumolu, Sarma; Ramiller, Neil; Ward, Sidne G. // Management Science; Nov91, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p1500 

    The authors respond to the article "The Effect of Information Sources and Communication Channels on the Diffusion of Innovation in a Data Base Development Environment," from a 1990 issue of the journal "Management Science." The authors suggest that the research showed no significant differences...

  • Estimating Causal Installed-Base Effects: A Bias-Correction Approach.
    NARAYANAN, SRIDHAR; NAIR, HARIKESH S. // Journal of Marketing Research (JMR); Feb2013, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p70 

    New empirical models of consumer demand that incorporate social effects seek to measure the causal effect of past adopter's behavior--the "installed-base"--on current adoption behavior. Identifying such causal effects is challenging due to several alternative confounds that generate correlation...

  • The role of information and communication technologies and logistics organization in the economic performance of Sicilian fruit and vegetable enterprises.
    Schimmenti, Emanuele; Asciuto, Antonio; Borsellino, Valeria; Galati, Antonino // International Journal of Management Cases; 2012, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p43 

    Through a direct survey conducted on a sample of firms operating in the Sicilian fruit and vegetable sector, the present study provides an empirical evidence on the degree of diffusion of ICTs as well as on relationships with the regional distribution system. To pursue this goal, a multiple...

  • New Technologies for the Home-Development of a Theoretical Model of Household Adoption and Use.
    Venkatesh, Alladi; Nicosia, Franco // Advances in Consumer Research; 1997, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p522 

    The burgeoning growth in information/communication/multimedia technologies and their possible impact on American consumers and households continue to arouse a great deal of popular and scholarly interest. In particular, the phenomenon of computing in the home has given rise to much debate...

  • Software piracy: Estimation of lost sales and the impact on software diffusion.
    Givon, Moshe; Mahajan, Vijay; Muller, Eitan // Journal of Marketing; Jan1995, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p29 

    Software piracy by users has been identified as the worst problem facing the software industry today. Software piracy permits the shadow diffusion of a software parallel to its legal diffusion in the marketplace, increasing its user base over time. Because of this software shadow diffusion, a...

  • CONTENT SHARING IN A SOCIAL BROADCASTING ENVIRONMENT: EVIDENCE FROM TWITTER.
    Zhan Shi; Huaxia Rui; Whinston, Andrew B. // MIS Quarterly; Mar2014, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p123 

    The rise of social broadcasting technologies has greatly facilitated open access to information worldwide, not only by powering decentralized information production and consumption, but also by expediting information diffusion through social interactions like content sharing. Voluntary...

  • Technological innovation, global justice and politics of development.
    Papaioannou, Theo // Progress in Development Studies; Jul2011, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p321 

    The importance of innovation in human development is undeniable. Since the 1780s, successive scientific and technological revolutions have introduced new products and services with tremendous impact on well-being and general welfare. Yet innovation has not been available to all individuals and...

  • Technology Diffusion: An Empirical Test of Competitive Effects.
    Gatignon, Hubert; Robertson, Thomas S. // Journal of Marketing; Jan1989, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p35 

    The authors provide an empirical test of the effects of competition on the adoption of technological innovations by organizations. They follow the conceptualization developed in the model they proposed previously in the Journal of Marketing. An empirical study of the factors accounting for the...

  • New Product Diffusion Models in Marketing: A Review and Directions for Research.
    Mahajan, Vijay; Muller, Eitan; Bass, Frank M. // Journal of Marketing; Jan1990, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p1 

    Since the publication of the Bass model in 1969, research on the modeling of the diffusion of innovations has resulted in a body of literature consisting of several dozen articles, books, and assorted other publications. Attempts have been made to reexamine the structural and conceptual...

  • A Note on Optimal Adopter Category Determination.
    Peterson, Robert A. // Journal of Marketing Research (JMR); Aug1973, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p325 

    When investigating the diffusion of an innovation, three major decisions must be resolved with respect to the derivation of adopter categories [ 11 ]: (1) determination of the number of adopter categories; (2) determination of the percentage of adopters to include in each category; and (3)...

  • Exploring the dynamics of learning alliances.
    Makri, Marianna // Academy of Management Executive; Aug99, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p113 

    This article features a study that examined the effect of similarities in three sets of characteristics of both student and teacher firms on the capabilities of a learning alliance, a form of partnership in which one or both firms learn new skills from the other. The article offers advice for...

  • From Fear to Loathing? How Emotion Influences the Evaluation and Early Use of Innovations.
    Wood, Stacy L.; Moreau, C. Page // Journal of Marketing; Jul2006, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p44 

    Innovation adoption is rarely a short process for consumers; accordingly, recent research has explored adoption as a dynamic process that is characterized by changing patterns, or diffusion, of consumer use of the innovation. This research suggests that adoption is rarely a neutral process and...

  • Technology, Structure, and Workgroup Effectiveness: A Test of a Contingency Model.
    Fry, Louis W.; Slocum Jr., John W. // Academy of Management Journal; Jun84, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p221 

    The effectiveness of workgroups should be affected by decisions on technology and structure. Three dimensions of technology, three of structure, and two measures of workgroup effectiveness were used to test a contingency model. Results revealed little support for hypothesized relationships....

  • Synergy, Influence, and Information in the Adoption of Administrative Innovations.
    Fennell, Mary L. // Academy of Management Journal; Mar1984, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p113 

    The adoption processes of two related administrative innovations in the private sector dealing with employee health are examined. Results of multiple logistic regressions using survey data on a sample of Illinois firms suggest that these two innovations are synergistically linked, such that the...

  • LOOSENING THE GORDIAN KNOT: INNOVATION, OCCUPATIONAL INERTIA AND CHANGE.
    Collins, Paul D. // Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings; 1992, p170 

    Can radical process and product innovations change the occupational structure of organizations, given structural inertia? Occupational structure is inert, yet change does occur, depending on the kind of innovation and the occupational group. Our analyses are based on a longitudinal study of...

  • THE EFFECTS OF INFORMATION SOURCES AND COMMUNICATION CHANNELS ON THE DIFFUSION OF AN INNOVATION.
    Nilakanta, Sree; Scamell, Richard W. // Management Science; Nov91, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p1503 

    Swanson et al.'s comment, "Illusive Effects on the Diffusion of an Innovation: A Comment ," (Swanson, et al. 1991, this issue) contains two major criticisms of our paper (Nilikanta and Scammel 1990), "Effects of Information Sources and Communication Channels on Diffusion of Innovation in a Data...

  • Cultural Constraints on Transfer of Technology Across Nations: Implications for Research in International and Comparative Management.
    Kedia, Ben L.; Bhagat, Rabi S. // Academy of Management Review; Oct88, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p559 

    Cultural variations across nations and organizational culture-based differences between organizations that are involved in the transfer of various kinds of technologies are considered two major factors that influence the success of transfer. Relevant contributions from cross-cultural studies on...

  • A Split Hazard Model for Analyzing the Diffusion of Innovations.
    Sinha, Rajiv K.; Chandrashekaran, Murali // Journal of Marketing Research (JMR); Feb1992, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p116 

    The authors propose and calibrate a "split hazard" model that allows simultaneous modeling of observed heterogeneity with respect to both probability and timing of eventual adoption. Model validation with data for the diffusion of automatic teller machines (ATM) across 3689 banks demonstrates...

  • AN EXAMINATION OF 'PUSH-PULL' THEORY APPLIED TO PROCESS INNOVATION IN KNOWLEDGE WORK.
    Zmud, Robert W. // Management Science; Jun84, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p727 

    Because many organizations have not been successful in introducing new task and managerial methods into the workplace, considerable attention has been directed toward developing a more complete understanding of organizational innovation. Three separate literatures (organizational science,...

  • Backward Profiling of Male Innovators.
    Darden, William R.; Reynolds, Fred D. // Journal of Marketing Research (JMR); Feb1974, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p79 

    Male innovative behavior is examined from the perspective of a multidimensional conceptualization of the innovator. The analysis suggests that the simultaneous study of innovative behavior for several product categories yields meaningful bases for segmenting male suburbanites. The...

  • Organizational Innovation: Individual, Organizational, and Environmental Impacts.
    Baldridge, J. Victor; Burnham, Robert A. // Administrative Science Quarterly; Jun75, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p165 

    This article argues that research on diffusion of innovation should shift from individuals to organizational structure and environmental factors. The results of two research projects on organizational change are presented. The analysis indicates three findings. (1) individual characteristics,...

  • The Innovative Communicator in the Diffusion Process.
    Baumgarten, Steven A. // Journal of Marketing Research (JMR); Feb1975, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p12 

    Both innovativeness and opinion leadership have been extensively investigated in past research. This article profiles the characteristics of ‘innovative communicators’—consumers who are both innovators and opinion leaders. The results yield implications for more effectively...

  • INNOVATION IN A NEWLY INDUSTRIALIZING COUNTRY: A MULTIPLE DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS.
    Linsu Kim; Youngbae Kim // Management Science; Mar85, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p312 

    This article examines 42 innovative firms in a newly industrializing country, Korea. It identifies different patterns of innovation associated with four types of firms, which is categorized by two variables: the source of initiation and the local availability of related foreign products....

  • "IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE": FADS, SUCCESS STORIES, AND COMMUNICATION BIAS.
    STRANG, DAVID; MACY, MICHAEL W. // Academy of Management Proceedings & Membership Directory; 1999, pF1 

    The faddishness of the business community is often noted and lamented, but not well comprehended by standard models of innovation and diffusion. We develop a model of innovation adoption and abandonment based on characteristic biases in communication flows. Managers are intelligent and...

  • A Dual-Core Model of Organizational Innovation.
    Daft, Richard L. // Academy of Management Journal; Jun78, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p193 

    This paper examines the role of administrators and technical employees in the process leading to innovation adoption. A marked division of labor is found. The evidence indicates that two distinct innovation processes-- bottom-up and top-down--can exist in organizations. The findings are used to...

  • NETWORK STRUCTURE AND INNOVATION AMBIGUITY EFFECTS ON DIFFUSION IN DYNAMIC ORGANIZATIONAL FIELDS.
    Gibbons, Deborah E. // Academy of Management Journal; Dec2004, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p938 

    Computational modeling simulated innovation diffusion through six prototypical interregional network structures and two distributions of partnering tendencies in dynamic organizational fields. Compared to regional constraints, connections among all geographic regions decreased clearly beneficial...

  • The Diffusion of IT in the Historical Context of Innovations from Developed Countries.
    James, Jeffrey // Social Indicators Research; Mar2013, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p175 

    The well-known s-shaped diffusion of technology curve generally works well in developed countries. But how does it perform in the very different context of developing countries? Across a wide range of new technologies imported from the developed countries it works poorly. In most cases the...

  • The Expanding Role of Marketing in the 1970s.
    Ferber, Robert // Journal of Marketing; Jan70, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p29 

    What forces are bringing about changes in marketing? What are the likely effects of these of changes? A synthesis of the changes in store for marketing in the 1970s is provided in this capstone article of the special JOURNAL OF MARKETING symposium.

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