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Technology acceptance: a meta‐analysis of the TAM: Part 1

Shumaila Y. Yousafzai (Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK)
Gordon R. Foxall (Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK)
John G. Pallister (Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK)

Journal of Modelling in Management

ISSN: 1746-5664

Article publication date: 6 November 2007

Abstract

Purpose

This paper is the first of two concerned with a meta‐analysis of the technology acceptance model (TAM). This part aims to present a narrative literature review of 145 papers published on the TAM.

Design/methodology/approach

The approach takes the form of a literature review of 145 papers on the TAM.

Findings

The review identifies TAM as a basis for identifying gaps and providing guidelines for implementation of management and the conduct of future research.

Originality/value

The paper presents a comprehensive literature review and a rigorous meta‐analysis to progress towards a unified view of the TAM.

Keywords

Citation

Yousafzai, S.Y., Foxall, G.R. and Pallister, J.G. (2007), "Technology acceptance: a meta‐analysis of the TAM: Part 1", Journal of Modelling in Management, Vol. 2 No. 3, pp. 251-280. https://doi.org/10.1108/17465660710834453

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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