publication . Article . 2018

Factors Affecting the Success of a Professional-specialized Social Network Site: Findings of a Qualitative Study in Iran

Morteza Nabi-Meybodi; Sirous Alidousti; Maryam Nazari;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: Journal of Information Technology Management, volume 10, issue 1, pages 235-258 (issn: 2008-5893, eissn: 2423-5059, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Tehran
Abstract
Professional-specialized social network sites are a form of emerging online communities hosting academic users and scientific contents. Indeed, the success of these social networks requires studies that would provide the stakeholders with constructive and practical knowledge on the factors that may affect the success of these social networks. Despite the importance of the issue, literature review shows that the factors affecting the success of these networks have not been studied much. Therefore, this case study aimed to identify and extract the main factors affecting the success of a professional-specialized social network site using a qualitative approach with...
Subjects
free text keywords: Policy maker, Professional-specialized social network site, Qualitative study, Success factors, User, lcsh:Information resources (General), lcsh:ZA3040-5185
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