Continued use of process modeling grammars : the impact of individual difference factors

Recker, Jan C. (2010) Continued use of process modeling grammars : the impact of individual difference factors. European Journal of Information Systems, 19(1), pp. 76-92.

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Process modeling grammars are used by analysts to describe information systems domains in terms of the business operations an organization is conducting. While prior research has examined the factors that lead to continued usage behavior, little knowledge has been established as to what extent characteristics of the users of process modeling grammars inform usage behavior. In this study, a theoretical model is advanced that incorporates determinants of continued usage behavior as well as key antecedent individual difference factors of the grammar users, such as modeling experience, modeling background and perceived grammar familiarity. Findings from a global survey of 529 grammar users support the hypothesized relationships of the model. The study offers three central contributions. First, it provides a validated theoretical model of post-adoptive modeling grammar usage intentions. Second, it discusses the effects of individual difference factors of grammar users in the context of modeling grammar usage. Third, it provides implications for research and practice.

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ID Code: 29531
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Process modeling, Continuance, User characteristics, Usage behavior
DOI: 10.1057/ejis.2010.5
ISSN: 0960-085X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Conceptual Modelling (080603)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business Information Management (incl. Records Knowledge and Information Management and Intelligence) (150301)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Deposited On: 12 Jan 2010 04:49
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 14:15

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