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Ratnasingam, Pauline – Internet Research, 2001
This study examines behavioral dimensions of trading partner trust in EDI (electronic data interchange) adoption via a qualitative interpretative case study conducted between an automotive manufacturer (Ford Motor Company) in Australia and their first tier supplier, PBR Limited. Findings suggest that trust is important for cooperative long-term…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Behavioral Science Research, Case Studies, Cooperation
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Fink, Dieter; Laupase, Ricky – Internet Research, 2000
Compares the perceptions of Malaysians and Australians for four Web site design characteristics--atmospherics, news stories, signs, and products and services--as part of the integrated Internet marketing model. Hypothesizes that the predominant culture is not generalized to another culture, discusses validity and reliability, and suggest further…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Hypothesis Testing
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Ratnasingam, Pauline – Internet Research, 2000
Discussion of power in electronic commerce focuses on the impact of power in the adoption of electronic data interchange. Presents a case study of Ford Motor Company in Australia that shows negative (coercive) power resulted in uncertainty, whereas positive (persuasive) power resulted in open communications, thus building trading partner trust.…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Trust (Psychology)
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Chan, Caroline; Swatman, Paula M. C. – Internet Research, 2000
Discusses the issue of business-to-business electronic commerce implementation and the factors affecting it. Discusses electronic data interchange technology, describes the results of a case study of BHP Steel (Australia), and considers paradigm shifts in implementation issues related to electronic commerce that occur over time. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Applebee, Ann; Clayton, Peter; Pascoe, Celina; Bruce, Harry – Internet Research, 2000
Reports on a nationwide quantitative survey of academic staff use of the Internet in Australia. Topics include reasons for a mailed survey; daily use of email; access to the internet via remote dial-in services; technical support provided to academics; opportunities for further research; and implications for university administrators. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: College Administration, Computer Uses in Education, Dial Access Information Systems, Electronic Mail
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Ebbs, Geoffrey; Rheingold, Howard – Internet Research, 1997
Summarizes arguments for and against Internet censorship written by two contributors to "The Australian" June 24, 1994. The former arguing that censorship is necessary but how controls are developed and who controls them must be confronted, the latter that teaching children how to live in an uncensorable world is the solution. (PEN)
Descriptors: Censorship, Debate, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Bruce, Harry – Internet Research, 1994
Describes a pilot study examining how Australian academics are using the Australian Academic and Research Network. Ten tables provide details on network services used in relation to academic role, importance of services used and relationship to academic work, and specific applications for e-mail, remote login, news groups and FTP (file transfer…
Descriptors: Administration, College Faculty, Computer Networks, Electronic Mail
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Klobas, Jane E. – Internet Research, 1996
A study of Australian university staff focused on Internet use and the potential impact of network use on librarians. This article reports on innovative uses of the Internet (information transfer, homework, evaluation of course material, reading information from networked resources, electronic journals), users' responses to the Internet, and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Innovation, Electronic Journals, Foreign Countries
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Applebee, Andrelyn C.; Clayton, Peter; Pascoe, Celina – Internet Research, 1997
A study of academic staff at the University of Canberra (Australia) in 1995 determined use of electronic mail, Telnet, file transfer protocol (FTP) software, World Wide Web, library and document delivery services, discussion groups, and student communication. Examined demographic characteristics of faculty (discipline, employment status, gender,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Discussion Groups