publication . Conference object . 2017

Age Differences in Technology Readiness and Its Effects on Information System Acceptance and Use : The Case of Online Electricity Services in Finland

Koivisto, Kerttuli; Frank, Lauri; Makkonen, Markus;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: University of Maribor Press
  • Country: Finland
Although technology readiness (TR) has been found to influence the acceptance and use of information systems (IS), little is known about how TR varies in terms of different demographic variables and how these demographic variables moderate the effects of TR on IS acceptance and use. In this study, we aim to address this gap in prior research by examining the potential age differences in the four technology readiness index (TRI) constructs as well as their effects on IS use intention and its two main antecedents hypothesised in the technology acceptance model (TAM): perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use. The examination is conducted in the context of onl...
free text keywords: information system acceptance and use, age differences, technology readiness index, technology acceptance model, online electricity services, ta518, ta113, consumers, emotions, electronic commerce, online shops, literature review
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