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The Adoption of Web 2.0 in Corporations : A Process Perspective

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Raeth, Philip ; Urbach, Nils ; Smolnik, Stefan ; Butler, Brian S. ; Königs, Philipp:
The Adoption of Web 2.0 in Corporations : A Process Perspective.
2010
Event: 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) , 12.-15. Aug. 2010 , Lima, Peru.
(Conference item: Conference , Paper )

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Widely discussed in the media, Web 2.0 systems have drawn the attention of corporations, many of which now seek to adopt Web 2.0 technologies and transfer its benefits to their organizations. Organizations often struggle with the adoption of information systems, and Web 2.0 systems are certainly no exception. As an empirical foundation, we studied three organizations that successfully adopted Web 2.0 systems. We conducted a narrative analysis of the case study material to produce a process theory for Web 2.0 system adoption. Finally, we compare it to the enterprise system experience cycle of Markus and Tanis (2000). Our results indicate that the adoption of Web 2.0 systems differs from larger enterprise system adoption projects. This is rooted in the lower implementation and maintenance costs as well as lower technical complexity of Web 2.0 systems. Furthermore, its voluntary characteristics lead to an adoption process that focuses mainly on convincing users of its benefits.

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Item Type: Conference item (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Professorship Business Information Systems and strategic IT management
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Professorship Business Information Systems and strategic IT management > Professorship Business Informations Systems and strategic IT management - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nils Urbach
Research Institutions
Research Institutions > Affiliated Institutes
Research Institutions > Affiliated Institutes > Fraunhofer Project Group Business and Information Systems Engineering
Research Institutions > Affiliated Institutes > FIM Research Center Finance & Information Management
Faculties
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics
Result of work at the UBT: No
DDC Subjects: 000 Computer Science, information, general works > 004 Computer science
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2016 07:46
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 07:46
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/30875