Using TAM to examine consumer acceptance of a mobile phone assisted smoking cessation program in Australia

Andrews, Lynda, Drennan, Judy, Tossan, Vesselina, & Cacho-Elizondo, Silvia (2010) Using TAM to examine consumer acceptance of a mobile phone assisted smoking cessation program in Australia. In The 6 senses : The essentials of Marketing : 39th EMAC conference 2010 European Marketing Academy Conference, 1 - 4 June, 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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This paper study examines Australian smokers’ perceptions of a potential SMS-assisted smoking cessation program. Using TAM we tested perceived ease of use, perceived usefulness and subjective norms on intentions to use this cessation program if it was available. Findings show that perceived usefulness and subjective norms were the significant predictors of intentions to use. Perceived ease of use did not directly influence this outcome instead it has an indirect influence through perceived usefulness. These preliminary findings can be built upon through introducing additional variables to help practitioners better understand consumer acceptance when marketing e-health programs such as this.

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ID Code: 39437
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: e-health marketing, smoking cessation, mobile phones, technology acceptance model
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing Communications (150502)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 please consult authors
Deposited On: 07 Jan 2011 01:12
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 14:31

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