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The adoption and rejection patterns of practitioner-developed technologies: a review, a model and a research agenda

Storey, John; Fortune, Joyce; Johnson, Michael and Savory, Clive (2011). The adoption and rejection patterns of practitioner-developed technologies: a review, a model and a research agenda. International Journal of Innovation Management, 15(5) pp. 1043–1067.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S1363919611003556
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Abstract

While many of the factors which help explain the rate and scale of innovative technology adoption have been identified, one important variable (the influence of insider, practitioner-developed versus commercial, externally-developed technology) has been under-explored. Focusing on healthcare in particular, the purpose of this paper is to focus on the insider-innovator/user dynamic. Relevant literature is used to draw-out and examine the prima facie reasons why insider innovator status might enhance, or conversely impede, widespread adoption. From the literature, a model depicting adoption activity pathways and adoption processes is developed. The paper concludes with a research agenda for future empirical study

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2010 World Scientific Publishing
ISSN: 1757-5877
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
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Keywords: innovation; adoption; health services technologies; user-innovators; practitioner-innovators
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 24545
Depositing User: John Storey
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2010 16:29
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 08:58
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24545
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