Journal Contents: International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD)

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Volume 8 (2017)
Issue 1
Article 1
Article 2
Assimilation of Enterprise Information Systems: Knowledge Support from People and Systems (pages 18-32)
Sharath Sasidharan (School of Business, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, USA), Radhika Santhanam (Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA), Daniel Brass (Department of Management, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA)
Article 3
Categorisation of Telecom Circles in India: Do We Need to Have a Relook from the Mobile Diffusion Perspective? (pages 33-51)
Debashis Saha (Indian Institute of Management (Calcutta), Kolkata, India)
Article 4
Modeling Trust Based Risk Management in Cloud Adoption using Fuzzy Inference System (pages 52-60)
Shikha Gupta (Ansal University, Haryana, India), Anil K. Saini (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, School of Management Studies, India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Investigating the Factors Affecting Business Intelligence Systems Adoption: A Case Study of Private Universities in Malaysia (pages 1-25)
Acheampong Owusu (Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya, Malaysia), Abbas Ghanbari-Baghestan (University of Tehran, Department of Communication, Tehran, Iran), Abdolhossein Kalantari (University of Tehran, Department of Sociology, Tehran, Iran)
Article 2
Rule Based Replacement of Pronoun by Corresponding Noun for Bangla News Documents (pages 26-42)
Md. Majharul Haque (University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh), Suraiya Pervin (University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh), Zerina Begum (University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Article 3
Usability Review of Corporate Websites: Case of Product Versus Service Sectors in Malaysia (pages 43-53)
Robert Jeyakumar Nathan (Multimedia University, Faculty of Business and Law, Melaka, Malaysia), Ibrahim Musah (Multimedia University, Melaka, Malaysia), Guru Dhillon (Multimedia University, Melaka, Malaysia)
Issue 3
Article 1
The Role of Trust in the Acceptance of Government Cloud: An Empirical Study (pages 1-19)
Maha A. Alrashed (Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Mutlaq B Alotaibi (Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
Article 2
Identification of Criteria Affecting the Usability of Academic Institutes Websites (pages 20-40)
Deepti Mehrotra (Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, India), Renuka Nagpal (Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, India), Pradeep Kumar Bhatia (Guru Jambeshwar University, Hisar, India)
Article 3
Comparative Study of the Influence of Requirements Analysis and User Participation on the Success of Two Software: An Empirical Study (pages 41-56)
Jean Robert Kala Kamdjoug (GRIAGES, Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon), Cecile Angela Messina Ntede (GRIAGES, Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon), Samuel Fosso Wamba (Toulouse Business School, Toulouse, France), Colette Eméline Dongmo (Network for the Fight Against Hunger (RELUFA), Yaoundé, Cameroon), Aime Noutsa Fobang (GRIAGES, Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon)
Article 4
Market Forecasts and Personal Adoption of Smart Textiles in Fitness Sector (pages 57-75)
Manju Sugathan (Nottingham Trent University, School of Art and Design, Nottingham, United Kingdom), Martin Douglas Hendry (University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom)
Issue 4
Special Issue on E-Commerce Adoption: Challenges and Opportunities
Editorial Preface
Saqib Saeed (Imam Abdulrahman Alfaisal University, Department of Computer Information Systems, Dammam, Saudi Arabia)
Article 1
Understanding Crowdsourcing of Agricultural Market Information in a Pilot Study: Promises, Problems and Possibilities (3Ps) (pages 1-16)
Musa Fadhili Juma (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania), Kadeghe Goodluck Fue (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania), Alcardo Alex Barakabitze (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania), Neema Nicodemus (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania), Mawazo Mwita Magesa (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania), Fredy Timothy Mlyavidoga Kilima (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania), Camilius A. Sanga (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania)
Article 2
Strategies to Predict E-Commerce Inventory and Order Planning (pages 17-30)
Mohammad Anwar Rahman (Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CN, USA), Laura Casanovas (Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CN, USA)
Article 3
A Unified Framework for Internet Banking Adoption: Indian Perspective (pages 31-46)
Rahmath Safeena (Taif University, Ta'if, Saudi Arabia), Abdullah Kammani (Taif University, Ta'if, Saudi Arabia)
Article 4
A Model Augmenting Credit Risk Management in the Banking Industry (pages 47-65)
Okuthe Paul Kogeda (Tshwane University of Technology, Computer Science Department, Pretoria, South Africa), Nicknolt N. Vumane (Tshwane University of Technology, Computer Science Department, Pretoria, South Africa)
Article 5
An Empirical Investigation of Factors that Influence Government Apps Usage/Adoption (pages 66-76)
Aderonke A. Oni (Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria), Efosa Carroll Idemudia (Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, Arkansas), Babafemi O. Odusote (Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria)
Article 6
Mobile Money Services as a Panacea to Financial Inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Uganda (pages 77-88)
Emmanuel Eilu (Makerere University, School of Computing and Informatic Technology, Kampala, Uganda), Theresa Odur Auma (Makerere University, Makerere Institute of Social Research, Kampala, Uganda)
Volume 7 (2016)
Issue 1
Article 1
The Potential of Collaborative E-Portfolios for Enhancing the Creative Teaching Skills of Pre-Service Business Education Teachers (pages 1-19)
Faten Abdelmagied Elsoudy Fouda (College of Education, Tanta University, Egypt)
Article 2
Diffusion Modeling Based on Customer's Review and Product Satisfaction (pages 20-31)
Adarsh Anand (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, Delhi, India), Ompal Singh (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, Delhi, India), Richie Aggarwal (University of Delhi, Delhi, India), Deepti Aggrawal (Amity University, Noida, India)
Article 3
FPGA Implementation of Fast and Efficient CODEC for H.264/AVC Real Time Video Applications (pages 32-52)
Yasser Ismail (Department of Computer Engineering, University of Bahrain, Sakhair, Bahrain)
Article 4
Investigation into the State-of-Practice of Operations Security Management Based on ISO/IEC 27002 (pages 53-72)
Winfred Yaokumah (Department of Information Technology, Pentecost University College, Accra, Ghana)
Issue 2
Article 1
Android vs iOS or Others? SMD-OS Security Issues: Generation Y Perception (pages 1-18)
Heru Susanto (Department of Information Management, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan & Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Jakarta, Indonesia), Mohammad Nabil Almunawar (School of Business and Economics, University of Brunei Darussalam, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei), Fang-Yie Leu (Department of Information Management, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan), Chin Kang Chen (School of Business and Economics, University of Brunei Darussalam, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei)
Article 2
Influencers for Adoption of Robots in Indian Construction Industry: An Empirical Study (pages 19-41)
Sachin Jain (National Institute of Construction Management and Research, Pune, India), Milind T. Phadtare (School of General Management, National Institute of Construction Management and Research, Pune, India)
Article 3
A Suggested Curriculum in Career Education to Develop Business Secondary Schools Students' Career Knowledge Management Domains and Professional Thinking (pages 42-62)
Faten Abdelmagied Elsoudy Fouda (College of Education, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt)
Article 4
Investigating the Use of Web 2.0 Technologies and their Presence in Saudi Government Agencies' Websites (pages 63-80)
Mohammed Altayar (Department of Information Management, College of Computer and Information Sciences, Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), Saudi Arabia)
Issue 3
Article 1
DCT Image Steganography Analysis for Privacy Preserving Data Mining (pages 1-9)
Sahar A. El-Rahman Ismail (Benha University, Cairo, Egypt and Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Dalal Al Makhdhub (Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Amal A. Al Qahtani (Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Ghadah A. Al Shabanat (Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Nouf M. Omair (Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Rawan S. Alomerini (Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
Article 2
Social Network Service for Scientists Difficulties Facing E-Publishing over Cloud Computing (pages 10-20)
Evon M. O. Abu-Taieh (Computer Information Systems Faculty, The University of Jordan - Aqaba, Aqaba, Jordan)
Article 3
The Application of Instagram as a Promotional and Communication Tool by Productive Families in the Kingdom of Bahrain (pages 21-32)
Amera H. Abdulrazzaq (Information Technology College, University of Bahrain, Zallaq, Bahrain), Sharifa Hamad (Information Technology College, University of Bahrain, Zallaq, Bahrain), Marwa Ali (Information Technology College, University of Bahrain, Zallaq, Bahrain), Fatima Mohammed (Information Technology College, University of Bahrain, Zallaq, Bahrain), Walaa S. Kamal (Information Technology College, University of Bahrain, Zallaq, Bahrain)
Article 4
Maximising Value Through IT and Business Alignment: A Case of IT Governance Institutionalisation at a Thai Bank (pages 33-58)
Abrar Haider (University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia), Sureerat Sae Tang (University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia)
Article 5
Technological Diffusion of Near Field Communication (NFC) (pages 59-75)
Tom Page (Loughborough Design School, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK)
Issue 4
Article 1
QR Codes and Mobile Technology Used in the Blended Learning Approach (pages 1-13)
Ghizlene Soulimane (University of Oran 1 Ahmed Benbella , Oran, Algeria), Belkacem Kouninef (University of Oran 1 Ahmed Benbella , Oran, Algeria), Mohamed Senouci (University of Oran 1 Ahmed Benbella , Oran, Algeria), Mohamed Djelti (University of Oran 1 Ahmed Benbella , Oran, Algeria)
Article 2
Design for Multimedia Art and Engineering Education: Problem Oriented Approach (pages 14-35)
Joanna Krystyna Napieralska (Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw, Poland), Wladyslaw Kazimierz Skarbek (Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland), Jozef Wieslaw Modelski (Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland)
Article 3
Metadata as an Aggregation Final Model in Learning Environments: A New Perspective of Acquiring Knowledge in the New Millennium (pages 36-59)
Jorge Manuel Pires (University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain), Manuel Pérez Cota (University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain)
Article 4
A Contextualized Model for Virtual Learning in Higher Institutions (pages 60-81)
Mmatshuene Anna Segooa (Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa), Billy Mathias Kalema (Department of Informatics, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa)
Article 5
Assessment of Students' Familiarity, Adoption, and Use of Social Media in Bahrain (pages 82-90)
Vasileios Paliktzoglou (School of Computing, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland), Charalampos Giousmpasoglou (University of West London, London, UK), Evangelia Marinakou (University of West London, London, UK)
Volume 6 (2015)
Issue 1
Article 1
A Conceptual Framework of RFID Adoption in Retail Using TOE Framework (pages 1-32)
Mithu Bhattacharya (College of Business Administration, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, USA), Samuel Fosso Wamba (NEOMA Business School, Mont Saint Aignan, France)
Article 2
An Exploratory Study on Policy Transfer for SIM Card Registration in Malawi (pages 33-45)
Frank Makoza (Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa)
Article 3
On the Analysis of Twitter Spam Accounts in Saudi Arabia (pages 46-60)
Hend S. Al-Khalifa (Information Technology Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
Article 4
The Role of Social Networking in the Social Reform of Young Society (pages 61-75)
Emad Abu-Shanab (Information Technology College, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan), Mushera Frehat (Al-Qassim University, Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia)
Article 5
Applying Information Science Lens for Advancing Critical Research on IT Adoption: Insights from Continued Usage of Mobile Phones by Poor Women in Rural India (pages 76-99)
Devendra Dilip Potnis (School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA)
Issue 2
Article 1
On the Efficiency of Grey Modeling in Early-Stage Technological Diffusion Forecasting (pages 1-11)
Charisios Christodoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Christos Michalakelis (Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Thomas Sphicopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 2
A Forecast of the Adoption of Wearable Technology (pages 12-29)
Tom Page (Loughborough Design School, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK)
Article 3
Attributes for Executing Change in an Agile Information System (pages 30-58)
Pankaj Chaudhary (Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, USA), Micki Hyde (Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, USA), James A Rodger (Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, USA)
Article 4
Building a Customer Inquiry Database System (pages 59-76)
Shameem Akhter (Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR, USA), Nayem Rahman (Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA)
Issue 3
Article 1
Towards a Better Understanding of Organizational Adoption and Diffusion of RFID Technology: A Case Study Approach (pages 1-20)
Faouzi Kamoun (College of Technological Innovation, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE), Sami Miniaoui (University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE)
Article 2
Fast Organizations: A Comparative Study of the Rate of Adoption in Households and Organizations (pages 21-31)
Henrik Vejlgaard (Copenhagen Business Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Article 4
Using Software Technologies to Enhance Students Learning: An Experience in Software Project Management Course (pages 59-71)
Mohammad Alshayeb (Information and Computer Science Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia)
Issue 4
Article 1
Towards the Maturity of Object-Relational Database Technology: Promises and Reality (pages 1-19)
Negin Keivani (Cofely, North Tyneside, UK), Abdelsalam M. Maatuk (Benghazi University, Benghazi, Libya), Shadi Aljawarneh (Jordan University of Science and Technology, Amman, Jordan), Muhammad Akhtar Ali (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
Article 2
Linked Data, Towards Realizing the Web of Data: An Overview (pages 20-39)
Leila Zemmouchi-Ghomari (University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Algiers, Algeria)
Article 3
Examining the Factors that Influence ICT Adoption in SMEs: A Research Preliminary Findings (pages 40-57)
Japhet Eke Lawrence (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Nigeria)
Article 4
A Critical Review of Theories and Models of Technology Adoption and Acceptance in Information System Research (pages 58-77)
Ali Tarhini (Brunel University London, Uxbridge, UK), Nalin Asanka Gamagedara Arachchilage (University of New South Wales at the Australian Defense Force Academy, Canberra, Australia), Ra'ed Masa'deh (University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan), Muhammad Sharif Abbasi (University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan)
Article 5
All Is Right with the World: Schema Congruity and Trust Beliefs in B2C Electronic Commerce (pages 78-94)
Sharath Sasidharan (School of Business, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, USA)
Volume 5 (2014)
Issue 1
Article 1
Optimal Introduction Timing Policy for a Successive Generational Product (pages 1-16)
Deepti Aggrawal (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, Delhi, India), Ompal Singh (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, Delhi, India), Adarsh Anand (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, Delhi, India), Mohini Agarwal (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, Delhi, India)
Article 2
Mobile Government Services: Challenges and Opportunities (pages 17-25)
Hassan Y. A. Abu Tair (Department of Computer Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Emad A. Abu-Shanab (Department of MIS, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan)
Article 3
Investigation of Determinants of Total Factor Productivity: An Analysis of the Impact of Investments in Telecoms on Economic Growth in Productivity in the Context of Transition Economies (pages 26-42)
Sergey Samoilenko (Department of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems, Averett Univeristy, Danville, VA, USA), Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson (Department of Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA)
Article 4
Confirmative Pressures in ERP Institutionalisation (pages 43-55)
Azadeh Pishdad (School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia), Abrar Haider (School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia)
Article 5
A Comprehensive Summary Review of Internet Advertising and Online Market Places that Provides Detailed Insights and Understanding On What Information Systems Discipline is About (pages 56-72)
Efosa Idemudia (Department of Business Data Analytics & Information Systems, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, USA)
Article 6
Competitive Strategies in the Computer Industry (pages 73-88)
Shameem Akhter (Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR, USA), Nayem Rahman (Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA), Mohammad Nirjhar Rahman (University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh)
Issue 2
Article 1
Predicting Personality Traits, Gender and Psychopath Behavior of Twitter Users (pages 1-14)
Hasan Ali AL Akram (Department of Computer Science, University of Bahrain, Sakhir, Zallaq, Bahrain), Amjad Mahmood (Department of Computer Science, University of Bahrain, Sakhir, Zallaq, Bahrain)
Article 2
A Conceptual Proposition: Does Social Capital Manipulate Knowledge Sharing Enablers' Effect? (pages 15-27)
Ahmad Vazehi Ashtiani (Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Sharmila Jayasingam (Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Article 3
A Keyphrase-Based Approach to Text Summarization for English and Bengali Documents (pages 28-38)
Kamal Sarkar (Computer Science and Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)
Article 4
A System Dynamics Model for a Sustainable Fish Population (pages 39-53)
Nayem Rahman (Systems Science, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA)
Article 5
Arabic Braille Touch Keyboard for Android Users (pages 54-71)
Nabil Hewahi (Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine), Ghadeer Abu-Shaban (Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine), Esraa El-Ashqer (Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine), Ayat Abu-Noqaira (Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine), Nour El-Wadiya (Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine)
Issue 3
Article 1
Enhancing User Engagement with Elected Officials: Contextual Predictors Influencing the Use of Social Network Applications on Municipal Web Sites (pages 1-21)
Marc Fudge (Department of Public Administration, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, USA)
Article 2
Motivations and Barriers for Participation in a Hybrid Wireless Community: The Case of FON (pages 22-38)
Giovanni Camponovo (Department of Management and Social Sciences,University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, Manno, Switzerland), Anna Picco-Schwendener (Faculty of Communication Sciences,Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland), Lorenzo Cantoni (Faculty of Communication Sciences, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland)
Article 3
Forecasting the Diffusion of Gigabit Home Networking In Europe (pages 39-53)
Michalis Fokas (Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Christos Michalakelis (Department of Informatics and Telematics, Harokopio University, Kallithea, Greece), Thomas Sphicopoulos (EETT, Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
A Methodology to Validate Educational Experiment Results in a Real Classroom Using ILOs (pages 54-68)
Eshaa Mohammed Alkhalifa (E-learning and Information Technology, University of Bahrain, Muharraq, Bahrain)
Article 5
A Study of Perceptions, Usability and Future Adoption of a Web-based Learning Tool (pages 69-90)
Romina L. Bot (Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA), Maria del Rosario Uribe (Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA), Alejandra J. Magana (Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA), Thomas Mustillo (Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA), John A. Springer (Department of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA)
Issue 4
Special Issue on Best Practices in Management, Design and Development of E-Courses: Standards of Excellence and Creativity
Guest Editorial Preface
Eshaa Mohammed Hamad Al-khalif (Information Technology and e-Learning, University of Bahrain, Zallaq, Bahrain)
Article 1
eLearning X.0: Are Learning Management Systems Ready? (pages 1-13)
Mohamed E. Edrees (Computer Science Department, University of Bahrain, Sakhir, Bahrain)
Article 2
Creative Design of Interactive eLearning Activities and Materials (IEAM): A Psycho-Pedagogical Model (pages 14-34)
Hamdy Ahmed Abdelaziz (Associate Professor of eLearning and Training, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain & College of Education, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt)
Article 3
Evaluation of Student Performance in Adaptive E-Learning Processes with Active Tutorship (pages 35-49)
Agostino Marengo (Osel Consulting S.R.L., University of Bari, Bari, Italy), Alessandro Pagano (Osel Consulting S.R.L., University of Bari, Bari, Italy), Alessio Barbone (Osel Consulting S.R.L., University of Bari, Bari, Italy)
Article 4
Students' Perceptions of the Utilization of Learning Management System (LMS) Features: A Case Study of a Geology Course at KFUPM, Saudi Arabia (pages 50-62)
Mustafa M. Hariri (Earth Sciences Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia)
Article 5
A Pilot Study of the Challenges Associated with eLearning Developments in Saudi Universities (pages 63-79)
Dimitrios Xanthidis (Department of Management Information Systems, Dhofar University, Salalah, Oman), Paul Nikolaidis (Department of Information Sciences, Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
Volume 4 (2013)
Issue 1
Article 1
An Assessment of Customer’s Preferences and Improve Brand Awareness Implementation of Social CRM in an Automotive Company (pages 1-15)
Agostino Marengo (University of Bari - Osel Consulting s.r.l. Bari, Italy), Alessandro Pagano (University of Bari - Osel Consulting s.r.l. Bari, Italy), Alessio Barbone (University of Bari - Osel Consulting s.r.l. Bari, Italy)
Article 2
From Content Engagement to Cognitive Engagement: Toward an Immersive Web-Based Learning Model to Develop Self-Questioning and Self-Study Skills (pages 16-32)
Hamdy A. Abdelaziz (Department of E-Learning and Training, Arabian Gulf University, Al Manamah, Bahrain & College of Education, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt)
Article 3
Learning Concept Drift Using Adaptive Training Set Formation Strategy (pages 33-55)
Nabil M. Hewahi (Computer Science Department, Faculty of Information Technology, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine), Sarah N. Kohail (Computer Science Department, Faculty of Information Technology, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine)
Article 4
Assessing eLearning Systems Success: An Educators’ Perspective (pages 56-67)
Mohamed E. Edrees (Computer Science Department, College of Information Technology, University of Bahrain, Sakhair, Bahrain)
Issue 2
Article 1
Optimal Introduction Timing Policy for a Successive Generational Product (pages 1-17)
Deepti Aggrawal (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India), Ompal Singh (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India), Adarsh Anand (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India), Mohini Aggarwal (Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India)
Article 2
Confirmative Pressures in ERP Institutionalisation (pages 18-30)
Azadeh Pishdad (School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, SA, Australia), Abrar Haider (School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, SA, Australia)
Article 3
The Influence of IT-Related Beliefs on Emotional Trust for a Smartphone and Smartphone Continuance Usage: An Empirical Study (pages 31-48)
Efosa C. Idemudia (Department of Management & Marketing, College of Business, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, USA), Mahesh S. Raisinghani (School of Management, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, USA), Olusola Samuel-Ojo (School of Information Systems and Technology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, USA)
Article 4
Would Printed Textbook Survive in the Digital Age? (pages 49-52)
Hesham F. Marei (Biomedical Dental Sciences Department, University of Dammam,Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Gohar Wajid (Department of Medical Education, University of Dammam, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Article 5
Bridges of Trust: Towards a Constructive Model for Assessing Web-Based and Electronic Learning (pages 53-70)
Hamdy Ahmed Abdelaziz (Department of E-Learning & Training, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain & Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt)
Issue 3
Article 1
Use of the Internet and SME Characteristics to Expand Scale and Geographic Scope of Sales: The Case of the United Kingdom (pages 1-37)
Brychan C. Thomas (University of South Wales, Pontypridd, Wales, UK), Robert Williams (National Entrepreneurship Observatory, Llandrindod Wells, UK), Piers Thompson (Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK), Gary Packham (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK)
Article 2
Creating Spatially Compatible Flow Datasets from Three British Censuses (pages 38-56)
Zhiqiang Feng (Department of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK), Paul Boyle (Department of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK)
Article 3
Study of the 2013 Electronic Governance Practices: Controllership Instrument for Decision-Making in the Management of the Brazilian States (pages 57-83)
Gilmar Ribeiro de Mello (State University of West of Paraná, Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil), Valmor Slomski (University of São Paulo, Butantã, São Paulo, Brazil), Edson Luiz Riccio (University of São Paulo, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil)
Article 4
Empowering and Disempowering Aspects of New Media Networking and Digital Democracy (pages 84-94)
Kenneth L. Hacker (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA), Eric L. Morgan (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA)
Issue 4
Article 1
The Importance of Institution-Based Trust in Mobile Adoption with Online Shopping Applications (pages 1-26)
Donald L. Amoroso (Auburn University Montgomery, Alabama, USA)
Article 2
Turkish Case of E-Government Strategy Development and Policy-Formulation Process: Recent Developments on Evaluations of E-Government Rankings (pages 27-44)
Asım Balcı (Ministry of National Education, Ankara, Turkey), Tunç Durmuş Medeni (Türksat, Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Ankara, Turkey), Ahmet Nohutçu (Yalova University, Yalova, Turkey)
Article 3
Economic Development of a Selected Region: Mathematical Modeling (pages 45-65)
Renáta Myšková (Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic), Ivana Linkeová (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic)
Article 4
An Analysis of Public e-Procurement System: An Overview of Turkish System (pages 66-81)
Mohammed Rehan (Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey)
Volume 3 (2012)
Issue 1
Article 1
Forecasting the Imminent Market Shares Pertinent to HTC Corporation Domestically: The Vanguard Regarding Taiwan’s Smartphone Industry (pages 1-7)
Yi-Fen Chen (Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan), Chang-Lung Hsieh (Ming Chuan University, Taiwan), Chia-Wen Tsai (Ming Chuan University, Taiwan), Wen-Yu Chen (Chinese Culture University, Taiwan), Wei-Hung Lin (Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan)
Article 2
Influences of Demographic Information as Moderating Factors in Adoption of M-Learning (pages 8-21)
Elaheh Yadegaridehkordi (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Noorminshah A. Iahad (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia)
Article 3
Performance Studies of Voice and Video Conferencing over ATM and Gigabit Ethernet Backbone Networks (pages 22-32)
Kashif Nisar (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, and Universiti Utara –Malaysia, Malaysia), Nurul I. Sarkar (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand), Yash Dole (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
Article 4
Emotion Recognition Model Based on Facial Expressions, Ethnicity and Gender Using Backpropagation Neural Network (pages 33-43)
Nabil M. Hewahi (Bahrain University, Bahrain), AbdulRahman M. Baraka (Al-Quds Open University, Palestine)
Article 5
Individual and Contextual Determinants of Citizens Use of Government Websites (pages 44-58)
Marc Fudge (California State University-San Bernardino, USA ), Gregg Van Ryzin (Rutgers University-Newark, USA)
Issue 2
Article 1
The Convergence between Cloud Computing and Cable TV (pages 1-11)
Yu Yang (Southeast University, China), Jindan Chen (Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China), Hanhui Hu (Southeast University, China)
Article 2
Automatic Arabic Text Summarization System (AATSS) Based on Semantic Features Extraction (pages 12-27)
Nabil M. Hewahi (Bahrain University, Bahrain), Kathrein Abu Kwaik (Al Azhar University, Palestine)
Article 3
Mobility-Based Routing in Opportunistic Networks (pages 28-35)
Shivan Fazil Kurdi (School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Derby, UK)
Article 4
Adoption of Mobile Commerce Technology: An Involvement of Trust and Risk Concerns (pages 36-49)
Emad Abu-Shanab (Yarmouk University, Jordan), Osamah Ghaleb (Yarmouk University, Jordan)
Article 5
The Impact of Trust on E-Government Services Acceptance: A Study of Users’ Perceptions by Applying UTAUT Model (pages 50-61)
Mohammed Alshehri (Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia), Steve Drew (Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia), Thamer Alhussain (King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia), Rayed Alghamdi (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia)
Issue 3
Article 1
Web Usage Mining: Discovery and Use of AIOU Web Usage Patterns (pages 1-12)
Moiz Uddin Ahmed (Department of Computer Science, Allam Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Amjad Mahmood (Department of Computer Science, College of IT, University of Bahrain, Zallaq, Bahrain)
Article 2
Telematics Business and Management in the Bahrain Market: Challenges and Obstacles (pages 13-21)
Marwan Rajeh Hussain (Spatial Technology Solutions, Manama, Bahrain), Abduljalil Zainal (Spatial Technology Solutions (STS), Manama, Bahrain), Wael Mohamed Elmedany (University of Bahrain, Sakhir, Bahrain), Mohamed Waleed Fakhr (University of Bahrain, Sakhir, Bahrain)
Article 3
Replicating Silicon Valley in China: An Industrial Upgrade and Expansion Approach (pages 22-35)
Xingting Huang (Research Centre for Industrial Organization, Southeast University, Nanjing, China), Yu Yang (Department of Public Administration, Southeast University, Nanjing, China)
Article 4
Electronic Customer Relationship Management (e-CRM) in Jordan: The Case of Egyptian Arab Land Bank (pages 36-46)
Rawan Khasawneh (Information Technology College, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan), Emad Abu-Shanab (Information Technology College, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan)
Article 5
Modeling and Performance Studies of ATM Networks Over Voice and Video (pages 47-56)
Kashif Nisar (Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, & Universiti Utara –Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia), Nurul I. Sarkar (School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand)
Article 6
Performance Enhanced AODV Routing Protocol Security in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (pages 57-70)
Raees Khan ShahSani (Department of Computer Science, University of Malakand, Chakdara, Pakistan), Muhammad Bakhsh (Pakistan Academy for Rural Development, Peshawar, Pakistan), Amjad Mahmood (Department of Computer Science, University of Bahrain, Zallaq, Bahrain)
Issue 4
Special Issue on Usability of IT Applications: Issues and Implications
Guest Editorial Preface
Saqib Saeed (Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Article 1
Comparing Low and High-Fidelity Prototypes in Mobile Phone Evaluation (pages 1-19)
Ting Zhang (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China), Pei-Luen Patrick Rau (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China), Gavriel Salvendy (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China), Jia Zhou (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)
Article 2
A Usability Analysis Framework for Healthcare Information Technology (pages 20-28)
Surendra Sarnikar (Dakota State University, Madison, SD, USA), Maureen Murphy (Dakota State University, Madison, SD, USA)
Article 3
Usability Evaluation of Hospital Websites in Pakistan (pages 29-35)
Saqib Saeed (Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Iram Jamshaid (Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Saira Sikander (Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Article 4
The Digital Divide and Its Influence on Public Education Diffusion (pages 36-47)
Emad Abu-Shanab (MIS Department, IT College, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan)
Article 5
A Study on Privacy and Security Aspects of Facebook (pages 48-55)
Syed Hassan Faraz (Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Syed Hassan Tanvir (Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Saqib Saeed (Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Volume 2 (2011)
Issue 1
Article 1
Deployment and Success Factors for the Mobile Internet: A Case Study Approach (pages 1-15)
Krassie Petrova (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand), Raymond Yiwen Huang (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
Article 2
Information Hiding Using Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm (pages 16-28)
Wasan Shaker Awad (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Article 3
The Driving Internal Beliefs of Household Internet Adoption among Jordanians and the Role of Cultural Values (pages 29-49)
Khaled Saleh Al Omoush (Alzaytoonah University, Jordan), Raed Musbah Alqirem (Alzaytoonah University, Jordan), Amin A. Shaqrah (Alzaytoonah University, Jordan)
Article 4
Tackling M-Government Service Complexity: The Case of Bahrain (pages 50-64)
Ahmed Sowaileh (Ministry of Justice, Bahrain), Ali AlSoufi (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Issue 2
Article 1
An Intelligent Approach to Assess Tacit Knowledge Fitness in Networked Enterprises (pages 1-18)
Khalid A. Al-Mutawah (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Article 2
Social Drivers for ICT Diffusion among Agrarian Business Enterprises in Nigeria (pages 19-31)
Bartholomew Aleke (University of Northumbria, UK), Udechukwu Ojiako (University of Southampton, UK), David Wainwright (University of Northumbria, UK)
Article 3
Global Trends in Digital Governance: A Longitudinal Study (pages 32-46)
Aroon Manoharan (Kent State University, USA), Marc Fudge (California State University-San Bernardino, USA ), Marc Holzer (Rutgers University-Newark, USA)
Article 4
Barriers Hindering Ecommerce Adoption: A Case Study of Kurdistan Region of Iraq (pages 47-59)
Japhet E. Lawrence (University of Kurdistan-Hawler, Iraq)
Issue 3
Article 2
ANN Based Approach to Integrate Smell Sense in Multimedia Systems (pages 14-23)
Yousif Al-Bastaki (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Khalid A. Al-Mutawah (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Article 3
The Role of a Collaborative Research Network (CRN) in Improving the Arabian Gulf Countries’ Performance in Research and Innovation (pages 24-35)
Ali Al-Soufi (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Jaflah Al-Ammary (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Article 4
Using OCL to Model Constraints in Data Warehouses (pages 36-46)
François Pinet (Irstea/Cemagref - Clermont Ferrand, France), Myoung-Ah Kang (LIMOS, France), Kamal Boulil (Cemagref - Clermont Ferrand, France), Sandro Bimonte (Cemagref - Clermont Ferrand, France), Gil De Sousa (Cemagref - Clermont Ferrand, France), Catherine Roussey (Cemagref - Clermont Ferrand, France), Michel Schneider (LIMOS, France)
Article 5
Semantic Search Engine and Object Database Guidelines for Service Oriented Architecture Models (pages 47-71)
Omar Shehab (Staffordshire University, Malaysia), Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Issue 4
Article 1
Software Quality Initiatives: An Empirical Study of Indian SMEs in the IT Sector (pages 1-11)
D. P. Goyal (Management Development Institute, India), Adarsh Garg (Institute of Management and Research, India)
Article 2
A Comparative Study of the Effects of Culture on the Deployment of Information Technology (pages 12-24)
George Ditsa (Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa), Saleh Alwahaishi (Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic), Shayma Alkobaisi (United Arab Emirates University, UAE), Václav Snášel (Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic)
Article 3
A Preliminary Classification of Usage Measures in Information System Acceptance: A Q-Sort Approach (pages 25-47)
Muhammad Z. I. Lallmahomed (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Nor Zairah Ab Rahim (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Roliana Ibrahim (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Azizah Abdul Rahman (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia)
Article 4
Segmentation of Arabic Characters: A Comprehensive Survey (pages 48-82)
Ahmed M. Zeki (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), Mohamad S. Zakaria (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia), Choong-Yeun Liong (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia)
Volume 1 (2010)
Issue 1
Article 1
Harnessing Information and Communication Technologies for Diffusing Connected Government Applications in Developing Countries: Concept, Problems and Recommendations (pages 1-19)
E. Ruhode (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa), V. Owei (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa)
Article 2
An Efficient and Simple Algorithm for Matrix Inversion (pages 20-27)
Ahmad Farooq (King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia), Khan Hamid (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Pakistan)
Article 3
Thirst for Business Value of Information Technology (pages 28-40)
Govindan Marthandan (Multimedia University, Malaysia), Tang Chun Meng (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Article 4
Adoption of Short Messaging Service (SMS) in Malaysia (pages 41-51)
Ainin Sulaiman (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Article 5
A Study of the Systemic Relationship Between Worker Motivation and Productivity (pages 52-69)
J. J. Haefner (Walden University, USA), Christos Makrigeorgis (Walden University, USA)
Article 6
E-Government Initiative in the Sultanate of Oman: The Case of Ubar (pages 70-74)
Khamis Al-Gharbi (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman), Ahmed Al-Kindi (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
Issue 2
Article 1
Mobile Commerce Use among UK Mobile Users: An Experimental Approach Based on a Proposed Mobile Network Utilization Framework (pages 1-35)
Asem Moqbel (Cardiff University, UK), Mirella Yani-De-Soriano (Cardiff University, UK), Shumaila Yousafzai (Cardiff University, UK)
Article 2
An Efficient and Generic Algorithm for Matrix Inversion (pages 36-41)
Ahmad Farooq (King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia), Khan Hamid (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Pakistan), Inayat Ali Shah (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Pakistan)
Article 3
Saving DBMS Resources While Running Batch Cycles in Data Warehouses (pages 42-55)
Nayem Rahman (Enterprise Data Warehouse Engineering-ETL, Intel Corporation, USA)
Article 4
Internet Adoption from Omani Organizations' Perspective: Motivations and Reservations (pages 56-61)
Khamis Al-Gharbi (Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman), Ahlam Abdullah AlBulushi (Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman)
Article 5
Electronic Training Methods: Relative Effectiveness and Frequency of Use in the Malaysian Context (pages 62-74)
Veeriah Sinniah (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Sharan Kaur (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Article 6
Problems of Initiating International Knowledge Transfer: Is the Finnish Living Lab Method Transferable to Estonia? (pages 75-85)
Katri-Liis Lepik (Estonian Business School, Estonia), Merle Krigul (Estonian Business School, Estonia), Erik Terk (Tallinn University, Estonia)
Issue 3
Article 1
Mobile Commerce Use among UK Mobile Users Based on a Proposed Mobile Network Utilization Framework: An Experimental Approach – Part 2 (pages 1-33)
Asem Moqbel (Cardiff University, UK), Mirella Yani-Di-Soriano (Cardiff University, UK), Shumaila Yousafzai (Cardiff University, UK)
Article 2
A Study on the Internet Security and its Implication for E-Commerce in Yemen (pages 34-47)
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Abdul Razak Ibrahim (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Ahmad Farooq (King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia)
Article 3
Supply Chain Management Practices and Firm Performance: An Empirical Study of the Electronics Industry in Malaysia (pages 48-55)
Abdul Razak Ibrahim (University Malaya, Malaysia), Ali Hussein Zolait (University Malaya, Malaysia), Veera Pandiyan Sundram (University Malaya, Malaysia)
Article 4
Traditional Job-Related Factors and Career Salience in IT-Based Workplace (pages 56-63)
Aminu Ahmad (Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Nigeria), Hartini Ahmad (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia)
Issue 4
Article 1
The Impact of Technology Anxiety on the Use of Mobile Financial Applications (pages 1-12)
Cheon-Pyo Lee (Fairmont State University, USA)
Article 2
The Influence of Internet Security on E-Business Competence in Jordan: An Empirical Analysis (pages 13-28)
Amin A. Shaqrah (Alzaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan)
Article 3
Human Talent Forecasting using Data Mining Classification Techniques (pages 29-41)
Hamidah Razak Jantan (Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia), Abdul Ali Hamdan (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia), Zulaiha Othman (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia)
Article 4
Computing Gamma Calculus on Computer Cluster (pages 42-52)
Hong Lin (University of Houston-Downtown, USA), Jeremy Kemp (University of Houston-Downtown, USA), Padraic Gilbert (University of Houston-Downtown, USA)
Article 5
Determinants of the Use of Knowledge Sources in the Adoption of Open Source Server Software (pages 53-70)
Kris Ven (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Jan Verelst (University of Antwerp, Belgium)