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Your Smartphone, my Smartphone : How Smartphone Ownership determines Social Group Affiliation

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Diel, Sören ; Buck, Christoph ; Eymann, Torsten:
Your Smartphone, my Smartphone : How Smartphone Ownership determines Social Group Affiliation.
2018
Event: 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences , 03.-06.01.2018 , Waikoloa Village.
(Conference item: Conference , Paper )
DOI: https://doi.org/10.24251/HICSS.2018.669

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Smart mobile devices have arrived in the center of our society and provide multiple support in users’ daily life. With the mass adoption of smart mobile devices social life changed dramatically. In which way the used smartphone has impact on the perceived group affiliation is not investigated yet. This paper provides a first step in observing the membership of users to their smartphone group. The decision regarding the purchase of a smartphone has extensive consequences of the technological future of users. They lock-in to a system which determines multiple future decisions. The chosen system describes an important technological path dependency. This paper presents a study investigating the rivalry between different smartphone groups. The results show differences between the levels of identification of users with their smartphone manufacturers. Moreover, the results show that for smartphone users it depends on their smartphone manufacturer, which factors are important for a rivalry.

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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 > Chair Business Administration VII
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Chair Business Administration VII > Chair Business Administration VII - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Torsten Eymann
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: Yes
DDC Subjects: 000 Computer Science, information, general works > 004 Computer science
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2018 06:21
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2018 06:21
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/44615