• Barriers to Knowledge Sharing in ICT Project Environments 

    Karagoz, Yakub; Korthaus, Axel; Augar, Naomi (ACIS, 2014)
    Project management supports much of the economic activity in various industries. Across the public sector, effective management of projects transforms taxpayer funds into new schools, hospitals, roads, construction and ...
  • Identifying Gaps in Institutional Theory 

    Pishdad, Azadeh; Koronios, Andy; Reich, Blaize Horner; Geursen, Gus (ACIS, 2014)
    Institutional theory has been applied to various dimensions of extant IS literature. The major part of this literature, however, is dedicated to studying the influence of institutional isomorphic mechanisms at macro level ...
  • Proactive Risk Identification in Cross-organizational Business Processes 

    Rotaru, Kristian; Wilkin, Carla; Churilov, Leonid (ACIS, 2014)
    Although the alignment of business objectives and corresponding activities in cross-organizational processes is critical in assuring performance from distinct supply chain partners and sustainability of the supply chain, ...
  • The Construction of Identity Offences Taxonomy: An Australian Context 

    Smith, Stephen; Winchester, Donald; Pang, Vincent (ACIS, 2014)
    The objective of this project is to create an identity crimes taxonomy as a foundation for highlighting the importance of a National Identity Security Strategy (NISS 2012) initiated by the Commonwealth of Australia. The ...
  • Not Without My Smartphone! Impacts of Smartphone Addiction on Smartphone Usage 

    Bernroider, Edward W N; Krumay, Barbara; Margiol, Sebastian (ACIS, 2014)
    The widespread diffusion of smartphones and their growing importance for private and business use have created new challenges for IS research. This study explores the potential negative effects of smartphone addiction on ...
  • Intention of Sharing Travel Experiences on Social Media: Motivations and the Moderating Effect of Face Orientation 

    Wang, Xiaorong; Li, Xinyu; Li, Qi; Peng, Lifang (ACIS, 2014)
    As the application of social media in tourism growing rapidly, shared information on social media is recognized as an important information source for both tourism suppliers and potential tourists. This study constructs a ...
  • A Framework for Clarifying the Goal and Implementation of ISO 

    Al-Hameed, Layla; Dobson, Philip; Jackson, Paul (ACIS, 2014)
    Many organizations are dissatisfied with the outcomes of ISO implementations. This paper proposes that this dissatisfaction is often a consequence of a lack of clarity as to the goal of the implementation and the lack of ...
  • The Influence of Socio-technical Factors on Knowledge-based Innovation in Saudi Arabia Firms 

    Othman, Fahad; Hawryszkiewycz, Igor; Kang, Kyeong (ACIS, 2014)
    The Saudi Arabian Government has recognised the need for an alternative path to national development in the form of a knowledge-based economy. It is important to understand the socio- technical enablers in knowledge based ...
  • Cultivating Literacies among the Youth 

    Kinnula, Marianne; Iivari, Netta; Vanhanen, Mika (ACIS, 2014)
    Although in the Western world illiteracy hasn’t been a major problem for a long time, there are still concerns related to the literacy skills of today’s youth, especially boys. Mobile technology can potentially contribute ...
  • Achieving Sustainability of e-Government Projects in Developing Nations 

    Dias, Malshika; Weerasinghe, Kasuni; Kodikara, Nihal; Ekanayaka, Yamaya (ACIS, 2014)
    In the rapidly developing world governments are thriving to become efficient and effective in the ways of delivering services to their citizens. Developing countries are funded by various bodies/developed countries to ...
  • Educational Scaffolding for Students Stuck in a Virtual World 

    Villarica, Ryan; Richards, Deborah (ACIS, 2014)
    Virtual worlds provide students with educational opportunities to explore and have experiences that are difficult to provide in reality. However, ensuring that students stay motivated and on task is important if the learning ...
  • Digital Strategy in Airports 

    Jaffer, Suraya; Timbrell, Greg (ACIS, 2014)
    The continuing pervasiveness of digital technology has dramatically changed the way that organisations operate and utilise technology. The digital trend has seen IT move from a functional, to a strategic role in many ...
  • Towards a Model for User Technology Readiness in ICT4D Initiatives 

    Supriya, K K; Sebastian, M P; Nanath, Krishnadas (ACIS, 2014)
    Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are fuelling the growth of global economy and intelligent use of ICT is a key to transform societies. ICT is widely used in today’s economies to solve a wide variety of ...
  • Comparison of Redemption of Print and Electronic Coupons 

    Alpar, Paul; Winter, Patrick (ACIS, 2014)
    Promotion via coupons is one of wide-spread marketing tools on Internet. But despite the growth of E-business printed coupons remain in use. We, therefore, compare the performance of printed and electronic coupons as ...
  • Understanding Resource Sharing in C2C Platforms: The Role of Picture Humanization 

    Teubner, Timm; Adam, Marc T P; Camacho, Sonia; Hassanein, Khaled (ACIS, 2014)
    Sharing spare resources on C2C web platforms yields economic advantages for users on both supply and demand sides. It also increases resource efficiency by enabling better utilization patterns, which in turn provides ...
  • Security and Privacy Issues Related to the Use of Mobile Health Apps 

    Adhikari, Rajindra; Richards, Deborah; Scott, Karen (ACIS, 2014)
    Mobile Health applications (mHealth apps) have become integrated into the field of consumer health informatics as tools that maintain a patient-centred model of health care by allowing consumers to monitor their health ...
  • A Study of Government Cloud Adoption: The Australian Context 

    Busch, Peter; Smith, Stephen; Gill, Asif; Harris, Pedro; Fakieh, Bahjat; Blount, Yvette (ACIS, 2014)
    The literature is scant around the take up rates of cloud computing by organisations. Cloud computing is nonetheless expected to be a major computing paradigm in the future. The benefits of the cloud vis-à-vis outsourcing ...
  • Evaluating Australian Social Media Policies in relation to the issue of Information Disclosure 

    Pallegedara, Dinithi; Warren, Matthew (ACIS, 2014)
    Information disclosure is a key concern for many organisations especially in the era of social media. Social media allows for information disclosure to occur easily due to the ubiquitous usage of technology such as mobile ...
  • A Generalized Threat Taxonomy for Cloud Computing 

    Ahmed, Monjur; Litchfield, Alan T; Ahmed, Shakil (ACIS, 2014)
    This paper presents a genre-based, generalized threat taxonomy for cloud computing. Cloud computing provides numerous possibilities and challenges but the nature of cloud computing exposes the resources of a cloud architecture ...
  • Consumer’s Persistence in Solving their own Problem with Self-Service Technology 

    Nili, Alireza; Tate, Mary; Johnstone, David; Gable, Guy (ACIS, 2014)
    An increasing range of technology services are now offered on a self-service basis. However, problems with self-service technologies (SSTs) occur at times, even for the best service providers due to the technical error, ...