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Vicki R. McKinney
University of Arkansas
9Publications
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#1Cynthia K. Riemenschneider (Baylor University)H-Index: 17
#2Vicki R. McKinney (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 5
This study analyzes the differences in the beliefs of small business executives regarding the adoption of web-based e-commerce. Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior, behavioral, normative and control beliefs were compared of small business executives who had already adopted web-based e-commerce and those who had not yet adopted web-based e-commerce. There was a statistically significant difference between the two groups regarding the behavioral beliefs of enhancing the distribution of informa...
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#1Vicki R. McKinney (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 5
#2Mike Allen (UWM: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)H-Index: 40
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#1Vicki R. McKinney (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 5
#2Mary M. Whiteside (UTA: University of Texas at Arlington)H-Index: 5
Electronic communication works best when it increases interaction and collaboration through a variety of media.
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#1Vicki R. McKinney (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 5
#2Kanghyun Yoon (UWM: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)H-Index: 3
Last.Fatemeh Zahedi (UWM: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)H-Index: 29
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Online shopping provides convenience to Web shoppers, yet its electronic format changes information-gathering methods traditionally used by customers. This change raises questions concerning customer satisfaction with the online purchasing process. Web shopping involves a number of phases, including the information phase, in which customers search for information regarding their intended purchases. The purpose of this paper is to develop theoretically justifiable constructs for measuring Web-cus...
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#1Kathleen MykytynH-Index: 6
#2Peter P. Mykytyn (SIU: Southern Illinois University Carbondale)H-Index: 13
Last.Kakoli Bandyopadhyay (LU: Lamar University)H-Index: 7
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A number of information technology (IT) researchers have examined IT and sustained competitive advantage. However, the relationship between software patents and IT sustained advantage is often unclear and incomplete. This paper reviews some of that research, pointing out various research contributions while indicating some of the problematic issues in dealing with competitive advantage and software patents. In addition, we highlight a number of software-based patents that have been awarded to or...
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#1Cynthia K. Riemenschneider (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 17
#2Vicki R. McKinney (UA: University of Arkansas)H-Index: 5
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To be(lieve) or not to be(lieve). That is the question. In this month’s excellent column, Professors Cynthia K. Riemenschneider and Vicki McKinney explore what small business executives believe about ecommerce on the Web. They examine the advantages and disadvantages of Web-based commerce, the influence of others regarding the adoption of ecommerce, and the obstacles that present or hinder adoption. This column should be of interest to anyone developing a strategic plan for a small business.
This study purports to analyze the differences in the beliefs of small business executives regarding the adoption of web-based e-commerce. Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior, behavioral, normative and control beliefs were initially elicited from small business executives. After the wording of the beliefs was finalized, a questionnaire was mailed to 1000 small business executives in two different geographic regions. The comparison of the findings of those executives who had already adopted w...
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Many opportunities have been made available through the Internet with the early adopters' successes well publicized. Thus, many organizations not taking advantage of the Internet are currently examining their options. The purpose of this research project is to assess the behavior of business executives in the decision-making process of adopting web-based electronic commerce. The Theory of Reasoned Action (Ajzen and Fishbein 1980) and the Theory of Planned Behavior (Ajzen 1991) provide the theore...
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