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International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (IJTHI) Volume 10, Issue 1

Book Description

An increasing amount of research is being done in the area where technology and humans meet. The success or failure of technologies, the question whether technology helps humans to fulfill their goals or whether it hinders them is in most cases not a technical one. Even though this problem has been recognized in many academic disciplines that deal with technology, we are still far from being able to present a set of theories that would allow us to understand the interaction of technology and humans and to put it to practical use. The International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (IJTHI) aims to provide a platform for leading research that addresses issues of human and technology interaction. IJTHI seeks original contributions concerning any aspect of technology and human interaction dealing with the development, usage, failure, success, policies, strategies, and applications of them. The journal invites contributions from both scholars and practitioners involved in research, management, and the utilization of technology and human interaction.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • IT Outsourcing and Firm Characteristics: Empirical Evidence from Survey Data
  • An Empirical Study of the Factors Affecting Mobile Shopping in Taiwan
  • Local Search Applications and Urban Public Space: Interfacing Networked Individualism and Tangible Urbanism
  • Face-to-Face Interface in Software Development: Empirical Evidence from a Geographically Dispersed High-Tech Laboratory
  • The Role of Information Quality of a Website: Examining Consumer Information Search through the IS Success Model
  • The Interplay Between Human and Structure in IT Strategy