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Abakós     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 67)
ACM Computing Surveys     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
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AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
African Journal of Information and Communication     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Air, Soil & Water Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Algebras and Representation Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Algorithms     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
American Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Computational Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Information Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
American Journal of Sensor Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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Analysis in Theory and Applications     Hybrid Journal  
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Annual Reviews in Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Anuario Americanista Europeo     Open Access  
Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Applied Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
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Artificial Life     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Asia Pacific Journal on Computational Engineering     Open Access  
Asia-Pacific Journal of Information Technology and Multimedia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Control     Hybrid Journal  
Assembly Automation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
at - Automatisierungstechnik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
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Automatic Control and Computer Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
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Automatica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Automation in Construction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
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Basin Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
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c't Magazin fuer Computertechnik     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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ChemSusChem     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
China Communications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Chinese Journal of Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
CIN Computers Informatics Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Circuits and Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Clean Air Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
CLEI Electronic Journal     Open Access  
Clin-Alert     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cluster Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cognitive Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
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Communications of the Association for Information Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Complex & Intelligent Systems     Open Access  
Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling     Open Access  
Complex Analysis and Operator Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Complexity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
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Composite Materials Series     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
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Journal Cover AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction
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  • Toward a More Secure HRIS: The Role of HCI and Unconscious Behavior

    • Authors: Humayun Zafar et al.
      Abstract: By design, human resource information systems (HRIS) hold confidential and sensitive information. Therefore, one needs to ensure the security of these systems from unintentional mistakes that may compromise such information. Current systems design and training procedures of HRIS unintentionally help reinforce unsecure behaviors that result in non-malicious security breaches. Measures to improve security through design and training may only occur by breaking the use/impact cycle that individuals have habitually formed. Using strong contexts and cues allow trainers to interrupt individuals’ habits. Then, they have the opportunity to enforce the repetition of the desired behavior. This paper introduces a model of habit formation from consumer behavior that one may apply to HRIS.
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:27:07 PDT
       
  • Conceptual Modeling in Human Resource Management: A Design Research
           Approach

    • Authors: Stefan Strohmeier et al.
      Abstract: In this paper, we introduce conceptual human resource modeling (CHRM) as a new methodical paradigm in HRM. To this end, we employ a design research approach. On a general level, we identify general tasks that CHRM can tackle and general solutions that it can provide. On a concrete level, we use the specific problem of employee assignment as an example and develop a specific CHRM solution for this HR task. By using the prototypical CHRM tool, we show how one can solve practical HR tasks based on CHRM. Finally, we discuss the lessons learned and implications for future research in CHRM.
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:27:03 PDT
       
  • The Importance of the Interface between Humans and Computers on the
           Effectiveness of eHRM

    • Authors: Richard D. Johnson et al.
      Abstract: Technology has had a dramatic impact on the practice of human resources, and its impact is rapidly increasing. Even so, little research has examined how to apply information systems and human-computer interaction principles to designing human resource information systems. In this paper, we focus more closely on the role that the interface between the computer and human play in the success of electronic human resource management. Specifically, we a) briefly review the individual requirements of several eHRM functions (e.g., e-recruiting, e-selection, e-learning, e- compensation/benefits), b) consider how an understanding of human computer interaction can facilitate the success of these systems, c) reviews research on technical issues associated with eHRM, and d) highlight how applying HCI principles can increase their effectiveness. In addition, we introduce the remaining seven papers in the special issue.
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:26:59 PDT
       
  • The Impact of Sentiment Analysis Output on Decision Outcomes: An Empirical
           Evaluation

    • Authors: Parisa Lak et al.
      Abstract: User-generated online content serves as a source of product- and service-related information that reduces the uncertainty in consumer decision making, yet the abundance of such content makes it prohibitively costly to use all relevant information. Dealing with this (big data) problem requires a consumer to decide what subset of information to focus on. Peer-generated star ratings are excellent tools for one to decide what subset of information to focus on as they indicate a review’s “tone”. However, star ratings are not available for all user-generated content and not detailed enough in other cases. Sentiment analysis, a text-analytic technique that automatically detects the polarity of text, provides sentiment scores that are comparable to, and potentially more refined than, star ratings. Despite its popularity as an active topic in analytics research, sentiment analysis outcomes have not been evaluated through rigorous user studies. We fill that gap by investigating the impact of sentiment scores on purchase decisions through a controlled experiment using 100 participants. The results suggest that, consistent with the effort-accuracy trade off and effort-minimization concepts, sentiment scores on review documents improve the efficiency (speed) of purchase decisions without significantly affecting decision effectiveness (confidence).
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:46:59 PDT
       
  • How Social Media Can Enhance Access to Information through Transactive
           Memory Development

    • Authors: Hossam Ali-Hassan et al.
      Abstract: A key challenge for managing talent in organizations is locating and coordinating expertise. In this study, we propose that employees who use social media can help an organization locate knowledge workers who are vital to organizational growth and competitiveness. We draws on transactive memory (TM) theory to examine the relationship between social media use and knowledge workers’ access to information as mediated by the formation of an organization-wide transactive memory. We conducted the research using a mixed-methods approach that combined insights from a qualitative investigation with a confirmatory large-scale survey in a multinational information technology firm. We empirically show that social media use had a positive but indirect relationship with knowledge workers’ access to information via the mediation of the three dimensions of TM. We discuss our findings’ implications for theory and practice, including human resource management, and directions for future research.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 11:47:10 PST
       
  • Job Applicants’ Information Privacy Protection Responses: Using Social
           Media for Candidate Screening

    • Authors: John R. Drake et al.
      Abstract: For human resource (HR) departments, screening job applicants is an integral role in acquiring talent. Many HR departments have begun to turn to social networks to better understand job candidates’ character. Using social networks as a screening tool might provide insights not readily available from resumes or initial interviews. However, requiring access to an applicants’ social networks and the private activities occurring therein—a practice currently legal in 29 U.S. states (Deschenaux, 2015)—could induce strong moral reactions from the job candidates because of a perceived loss of information privacy. Subsequently, such disclosure requests could induce job candidates to respond in a multitude of ways to protect their privacy. Given that an estimated 2.55 billion individuals will use social media worldwide by 2017 (eMarketer, 2013), the repercussions from requests for access social media environments have potentially far-reaching effects. In this research, we examine how one such disclosure request impacted six information privacy protective responses (IPPRs) (Son & Kim, 2008) based on the job candidates’ perceived moral judgment and the perceived moral intensity of the HR disclosure request. These responses occurred when we asked respondents to provide personal login information during a hypothetical interview. By modeling data derived from a sample of 250 participants in PLS-SEM, we found that the five IPPRs (i.e., refusal, negative word of mouth, complaining to friends, complaining to the company, and complaining to third parties) were all significant responses when one judged the request to be immoral and perceived the moral intensity concept of immediate harm. The amount of variance explained by these five IPPRs ranged from 17.7 percent to 38.7 percent, which indicates a solid initial foundation from which future research can expand on this HR issue. Implications for academia and practice are discussed.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 11:47:06 PST
       
  • Introduction to the Special Issue on Human Resource Information Systems
           and Human Computer Interaction

    • Authors: Richard D. Johnson et al.
      Abstract: In this special issue, we focus on the role that human-computer interaction (HCI) can play in the development and successful use of human resource information systems (HRIS) in organizations. There is no doubt that information systems have transformed the practice of human resources. From online/e-recruiting to e-learning and the growing interest in data analytics, the practice of human resources has become technology centric. Given the overlap of human resource practice and information systems, both fields need to work together to develop models and theories that advance the practice of HRIS in organizations. Therefore, this special issue a) briefly reviews the history of the HRIS field, b) advances theory and research that stands at the intersection of HRIS and HCI, and c) suggest new directions for research at the intersection of HRIS and HCI.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 11:47:01 PST
       
  • Can we Take User Responses at Face Value? Exploring Users’
           “Self-stated” and “Derived” Importance of Utilitarian versus
           Hedonic Software Features

    • Authors: Adarsh Kumar Kakar
      Abstract: Empirical studies in the product development literature have shown that the users’ self-reported importance of product attributes differs from the derived importance of product attributes obtained through the attributes’ correlation with an external criterion such as user satisfaction. However, no study has examined this phenomenon in the context of software products. This investigation is important because the present-day software requirement-prioritization techniques are based on capturing users’ self-reported importance of new software product features. As such, I develop a method in the study to capture the derived user importance of new features. The findings show that the implicitly derived importance of software attributes differs from the importance rankings assigned to them using requirement prioritization techniques. Further, I found that the implicitly derived user importance to identify the determinants of user satisfaction more accurately than the prioritization techniques based on self-stated user importance. I discuss the implications of this promising new approach for practice and future research in requirements prioritization.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 11:46:57 PST
       
  • Limited Information and Quick Decisions: Consumer Privacy Calculus for
           Mobile Applications

    • Authors: Mark J. Keith et al.
      Abstract: Mobile applications (also known as “apps”) have rapidly grown into a multibillion-dollar industry. Because they are available through devices that are “always on” and often with the user, users often adopt mobile apps “on the fly” as they need them. As a result, users often base their adoption and disclosure decisions only on the information provided through the mobile app delivery platform (e.g., the Apple App Store™ or Google Play™). The fact that using a mobile app often requires one to disclose an unprecedented combination of personal information (e.g., location data, preferences, contacts, calendars, browsing history, music library) means that one makes a complex risk/benefit tradeoff decision based on only the small amount of information that the mobile app delivery platform provides—and all in a short period of time. Hence, this process is much shorter and much riskier than traditional software adoption. Through two experiments involving 1,588 mobile app users, we manipulated three primary sources of information provided by a platform (app quality ratings, network size, and privacy assurances) to understand their effect on perceptions of privacy risks and benefits and, in turn, how they influence consumer adoption intentions and willingness to pay (WTP). We found that network size influenced not only perceived benefits but also the perceived risks of apps in the absence of perfect information. In addition, we found that integrating a third party privacy assurance system into the app platform had a significant influence on app adoption and information disclosure. We also found that a larger network size reduces LBS privacy risk perceptions, which confirms our information cascade hypothesis. We discuss the implications of these findings for research and practice.
      PubDate: Sun, 02 Oct 2016 22:21:58 PDT
       
  • The Happiness Premium: The Impact of Emotion on Individuals’ Willingness
           to Pay in Online Auctions

    • Authors: Lingyao Yuan et al.
      Abstract: Much research across various disciplines has studied individuals’ bidding behavior in online auctions. Emotion is an important factor affecting individual behavior, but we know little about its effects in online auctions. We conducted a lab experiment to investigate the impact of positive emotion on individuals’ willingness to pay in online auctions. We found that individuals with positive emotions bid more than those with neutral emotions; that is, they paid a “happiness premium” of about 10 percent. The effect size was medium (Cohen’s d = 0.51). This study contributes to electronic commerce literature by identifying emotion as an important factor affecting online auction behavior. The findings also provide guidance to auction website design: websites can increase bid amounts by inducing positive emotions in potential customers.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:36:54 PDT
       
  • Impact of Human Resource Information System Policies on Privacy

    • Authors: Kimberly M. Lukaszewski et al.
      Abstract: Organizations are increasingly using human resource information systems (HRIS) to collect and store employee data to enhance employment decision making. In this paper, using a 2 x 2 x 2 experimental design, we 1) examine the effects of three HRIS policies on employees’ perceptions of invasion of privacy, 2) assess the moderating effects of amount of work experience on the relations between these HRIS policies and employees’ perceptions of invasion of privacy and 3) discuss the implications of these findings for developing fair information policies. Results revealed that individuals perceived a HRIS was more of an invasion of privacy when HRIS data were used for only the benefit of the organization then when it was used to benefit employees. In addition, the results indicated that individuals perceived that a HRIS was more invasive of privacy when the data were accessed by supervisors than when they were accessed by the HR department only. Furthermore, individuals' amount of work experience moderated the relations between (a) purpose of the data collection, and (b) access to data and perceptions of invasion of privacy. Implications for theory, research, and practice are discussed.
      PubDate: Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:41:49 PDT
       
  • Website Credibility Assessment: An Empirical - Investigation of
           Prominence-interpretation Theory

    • Authors: Joey F. George et al.
      Abstract: While a variety of research studies have examined factors that influence individuals’ attitudes toward and use of websites, an important yet understudied stream looks at the role of website credibility. We examine website credibility through the lens of prominence-interpretation theory. Fogg (2003) developed this theory to help explain the relationships between what users observe about a website, how they interpret it, and how observation and interpretation together determine website credibility. In this paper, we look specifically at the relationship between prominence and interpretation and how these variables interact to influence attitudes about website credibility. We examined this relationship using a controlled laboratory experiment in which we exposed subjects to a website and asked them what they saw and how they interpreted what they saw. We analyzed these data using discriminate analysis and show that the interaction between prominence and interpretation accurately predicts attitudes about credibility, which offers strong support for prominence-interpretation theory. We discuss these findings and their implications for theory and practice.
      PubDate: Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:41:45 PDT
       
  • Exploring Failure and Engagement in a Complex Digital Training Game: A
           Multi-method Examination

    • Authors: Matthew L. Jensen et al.
      Abstract: Digital games are ideal for training complex decision making skills because they allow players to experience decision making processes and consequences. However, training complex skills often results in failure, which may undermine learning engagement. Traditional training methods employing observational learning (e.g., training videos) do not cause learners to fail but forfeit experiential learning that makes training games so engaging. Our exploratory work addresses the trade-off between experiencing and observing failure and explores their effect on the level of training engagement. Building on past engagement research, we argue that learning engagement contains both cognitive and affective facets and that these facets may diverge, especially when individuals experience failure. To test these ideas, we conducted an experiment (N = 156) comparing engagement in game-based training, in which participants experienced failure, and video-based training, in which participants observed failure. We collected cognitive and affective indicators of engagement using physiological and self-report measures. We found game-based experiential learning increased such indicators of engagement as attention and temporal disassociation even though players widely failed to meet game objectives. Players also experienced elevated arousal and decreased positive affect. In addition, we compared physiological measures of engagement with self-reported measures and discuss their merits and limitations.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:06:55 PDT
       
  • Designing Interfaces for Older Users: Effects of Icon Detail and Semantic
           Distance

    • Authors: Netta Ganor et al.
      Abstract: Older users are increasingly using digital means (especially the Internet and mobile devices) for work and leisure. Yet, until recently, researchers have not paid sufficient attention to how one can adapt the human-computer interface to older users. In this paper, we propose an approach to adapting interfaces to older users that is based on the knowledge of design and knowledge of age-related capabilities and needs. We concentrate on icons, which are perhaps the most common means of controlling human-computer interaction. First, we determined age-related cognitive impairments that might affect icon identification and selected two icon attributes that we could adapt to overcome performance degradation. We then conducted an experiment to test the hypothesized differences between young and old adults in terms of the impact of icon design on user performance. The two attributes of icon design were level of detail in the icon (i.e., the number of elements that constitute the icon) and its semantic distance (i.e., the distance between the meaning of the icon and function it represents). We found that both attributes affected the performance of older users more strongly than they did young users except for an extreme case in which the negative impact on young users when adapting for older users was devastating. We believe that these results demonstrate that adaptation of icons for older users is desirable and feasible but must be done with caution. We need more research to determine the nuances and limitations of adaptation to understand the adaptation of other design attributes by going beyond the cognitive aspects to the physical, affective, and social aspects of human computer interaction.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:06:47 PDT
       
  • Unraveling the Mystery of New Technology Use: An Investigation into the
           Interplay of Desire for Control, Computer Self-efficacy, and Personal
           Innovativeness

    • Authors: Sharen Bakke et al.
      Abstract: In this paper, we examine how intrinsically motivated competence and autonomy (two basic psychological needs derived from self-determination theory) in concert with personal innovativeness in IT motivate individuals to try new information technologies. In a study with 202 participants we found 1) competence, operationalized as general computer self-efficacy (GCSE), and 2) autonomy, operationalized as desire for control over information technology (DCIT), to positively influence individuals’ intention to use new or unfamiliar technologies. Further, we hypothesize and find evidence of an interaction effect that suggests there may be a tradeoff between these constructs. That is, individuals may be inclined to use new technologies because they perceive themselves as having high levels of ability or because they have high levels of desire; they are either competence-driven or desire-driven users. Therefore, correctly identifying potential users into the appropriate user category and providing the necessary training or control mechanisms will likely increase an individual’s intention to try new and innovative IT products.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:11:46 PST
       
  • Instructor versus Peer Attention Guidance in Online Learning Conversations

    • Authors: Evren Eryilmaz et al.
      Abstract: This paper reports a theory-driven experimental study for designing and evaluating two different forms of attention-guidance functionalities integrated into an anchored-discussion system. Using social constructivism as a motivating theory, we constructed a theoretical framework that emphasizes the importance of students’ attention allocation in online learning conversations and its influence on message quality and interaction patterns. The development of the functionalities, named faded instructor-led and peer-oriented attention guidance, aimed to direct students’ attention toward instructional materials’ central domain principles while offering them an open learning environment in which they could choose their own topics and express their own ideas. We evaluated the functionalities with heat map analysis, repeated measures general linear model analysis, and sequence analysis to assess the utility of the developed functionalities. Results show that attention guidance helped students more properly allocate their attention in online learning conversations. Furthermore, we found that the improved attention allocation led to better quality of students’ online learning conversations. We discuss implications for researchers and practitioners who wish to promote more fruitful online discussions.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:11:44 PST
       
  • The Impact of Sentiment-driven Feedback on Knowledge Reuse in Online
           Communities

    • Authors: Mihai Grigore et al.
      Abstract: Knowledge reuse is of increasing importance for organizations. Despite the extant research, we still do not adequately understand the ways peers are motivated to reuse knowledge with the help of wiki technologies. In this paper, we study the motivation for knowledge reuse in a prominent instance of online social production: Wikipedia. Studying knowledge reuse in Wikipedia is important since Wikipedia has been able to leverage the benefits of efficient knowledge reuse to produce knowledge goods of relatively high quality. Specifically, we explore: 1) how Wikipedia editors (any peer who contributes to developing articles in Wikipedia) communicate their feedback toward each other’s work in peer conversations and 2) to what extent sentiment-driven feedback impacts the level of knowledge reuse in Wikipedia. The results show that displaying sentiment-driven feedback positively influenced the level of knowledge reuse. Our study further shows a significant difference in the level of knowledge reuse between editors who shared mainly positive or mainly negative sentiments. Specifically, displaying mainly positive feedback corresponded to a superior level of knowledge reuse than displaying mainly negative feedback. We contribute to the extant literature of online social production communities in general and Wikipedia in particular by providing a first building block for research on peer feedback’s role in developing and sustaining wiki-based knowledge reuse. We discuss our findings’ implications for theory and practice.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:11:42 PST
       
  • Treating Depression with a Behavior Change Support System without
           Face-to-Face Therapy

    • Authors: Liisa Kuonanoja et al.
      Abstract: In this paper, we present results from a randomized controlled trial (RCT) that examined the impact of persuasive reminders and virtual rehearsal on the effectiveness of a behavior-change support system (BCSS). We developed the Web-based BCSS to support people with mild to moderate depression without face-to-face therapy. We randomized eligible participants into two groups. Both groups rehearsed the target behavior virtually; however, only the first intervention group received email-based reminders. We applied a mixed-methods approach for the analysis. We collected data with semi-structured self-reported questionnaires and post-study interviews. Results indicate that the severity of depression was noticeably decreased and participants’ self-confidence to manage depressive thoughts was generally improved. The influence of persuasive reminders on task completion was less than we anticipated, while the participants felt that virtual rehearsal was an effective technique for learning new behaviors. We discuss possible reasons for the results at the end of the paper.
      PubDate: Sat, 26 Sep 2015 19:46:53 PDT
       
  • Understanding Task-Performance Chain Feed-Forward and Feedback
           Relationships in E-health

    • Authors: Mike Chiasson et al.
      Abstract: The associations between the use of effective technology and user performance, and the effect of user performance on technology use and task-technology fit (TTF), requires further research (Furneauz, 2012). To address this call for future research, we examined the feed-forward from use and TTF to performance and the feedback from performance to use and TTF by using longitudinal data (n = 156) collected from participants using two custom-built e-health systems that we designed to provide education to develop self-management practices for study participants with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. We captured participants’ use of the two systems, their perceptions of TTF, and their health performance through biomedical outcomes every three months over a 12month period. Our findings show significant and different feed-forward and feedback relationships. In general, our results also show that system use and a negative TTF-use interaction significantly affected performance through feed-forward, while participant performance significantly affected use and negatively affects TTF through feedback. We discuss the implications for task-performance chain (TPC) research and developing and using e-health systems in chronic care.
      PubDate: Sat, 26 Sep 2015 19:46:52 PDT
       
  • Exploring the Role of Contextual Integrity in Electronic Medical Record
           (EMR) System Workaround Decisions: An Information Security and Privacy
           Perspective

    • Authors: A. J. Burns et al.
      Abstract: Many healthcare providers in the US are seeking increased efficiency and effectiveness by rapidly adopting information technology (IT) solutions such as electronic medical record (EMR) systems. Legislation such as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), which codified the adoption and “meaningful use” of electronic records in the US, has further spurred the industry-wide adoption of EMR. However, despite what are often large investments in EMR, studies indicate that the healthcare industry maintains a culture of system workarounds. Though perhaps not uncommon, the creation of informal workflows among healthcare workers is problematic for assuring information security and patient privacy, particularly when involving decisions of information management (e.g., information storage, retrieval, and/or transmission). Drawing on the framework of contextual integrity, we assert that one can often explain workarounds involving information transmissions in terms of trade-offs informed by context-specific informational norms. We surveyed healthcare workers and analyzed their willingness to engage in a series of EMR workaround scenarios. Our results indicate that contextual integrity provides a useful framework for understanding information transmission and workaround decisions in the health sector. Armed with these findings, managers and system designers should be better able to anticipate healthcare workers’ information transmission principles (e.g., privacy norms) and workaround patterns (e.g., usage norms). We present our findings and discuss their significance for research and practice.
      PubDate: Sat, 26 Sep 2015 19:41:37 PDT
       
 
 
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