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"... Trust is a judgement of unquestionable utility — as humans we use it every day of our lives. However, trust has suffered from an imperfect understanding, a plethora of definitions, and informal use in the literature and in everyday life. It is common to say “I trust you, ” but what does that mean? T ..."
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exploration of the possibilities of future work in the area. Summary 1. Overview This thesis presents an overview of trust as a social phenomenon and discusses it formally. It argues that trust is: • A means for understanding and adapting to the complexity of the environment. • A means of providing added
- ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW , 1995
"... Trust and reputation systems represent a significant trend in decision support for Internet mediated service provision. The basic idea is to collect information about potential service providers in order to select the most reliable and trustworthy provider of services and information and to avoid th ..."
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Trust and reputation systems represent a significant trend in decision support for Internet mediated service provision. The basic idea is to collect information about potential service providers in order to select the most reliable and trustworthy provider of services and information and to avoid
"... Twitter, a microblogging service less than three years old, commands more than 41 million users as of July 2009 and is growing fast. Twitter users tweet about any topic within the 140-character limit and follow others to receive their tweets. The goal of this paper is to study the topological charac ..."
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characteristics of Twitter and its power as a new medium of information sharing. We have crawled the entire Twitter site and obtained 41.7 million user profiles, 1.47 billion social relations, 4, 262 trending topics, and 106 million tweets. In its follower-following topology analysis we have found a non
Cloud Computing and Emerging IT Platforms: Vision, Hype, and Reality for Delivering Computing as the 5th Utility
"... With the significant advances in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) over the last half century, there is an increasingly perceived vision that computing will one day be the 5th utility (after water, electricity, gas, and telephony). This computing utility, like all other four existing u ..."
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in industries along with our current work towards realizing market-oriented resource allocation of Clouds as realized in Aneka enterprise Cloud technology. Furthermore, we highlight the difference between High Performance Computing (HPC) workload and Internet-based services workload. We also describe a meta
- Health Education Quarterly , 1988
"... During the past 20 years there has been a dramatic increase in societal interest in preventing disability and death in the United States by changing individual behaviors linked to the risk of contracting chronic diseases. This renewed interest in health pro-motion and disease prevention has not been ..."
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not been without its critics. Some critics have accused proponents of life-style interventions of promoting a victim-blaming ideology by neglecting the importance of social influences on health and disease. This article proposes an ecological model for health promotion which focuses atten-tion on both
- Academy of Management Review , 1998
"... Scholars of the theory of the firm have begun to emphasize the sources and conditions of what has been described a s "the organizational advantage, " rather than focus on the causes and consequences of market failure. Typically, researchers see such organizational advantage a s accruing fr ..."
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from the particular capabilities organizations have for creating and sharing knowledge. In this article we seek to contribute to this body 01 work by developing the following arguments: (1) social capital facilitates the creation of new intellectual capital. (2) organizations. a s institutional
"... Information technology (IT) acceptance research has yielded many competing models, each with different sets of acceptance determinants. In this paper, we (1) review user acceptance literature and discuss eight prominent models, (2) empirically compare the eight models and their extensions, (3) formu ..."
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acceptance model and the theory of planned behavior, the model of PC utilization, the innovation diffusion theory, and the social cognitive theory. Using data from four organizations over a six-month period with three points of measurement, the eight models explained between 17 percent and 53 percent
The benefits of Facebook “friends”: Social capital and college students’ use of online social network sites
- Retrieved March 27, 2008, from http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol12/issue4/ellison.html , 2007
"... This study examines the relationship between use of Facebook, a popular online social network site, and the formation and maintenance of social capital. In addition to assessing bonding and bridging social capital, we explore a dimension of social capital that assesses one’s ability to stay connecte ..."
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This study examines the relationship between use of Facebook, a popular online social network site, and the formation and maintenance of social capital. In addition to assessing bonding and bridging social capital, we explore a dimension of social capital that assesses one’s ability to stay