Internet Research: Volume 15 Issue 1


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The hidden value of sporadic customers in e‐retailing: An empirical investigation

Luiz Antonio Joia, Paulo Sanz

To analyze empirically the transaction profitability derived from sporadic and frequent customers in the e‐retailing sector of minor home appliances in Brazil.


Web acceptance and usage model: A comparison between goal‐directed and experiential web users

Manuel J. Sánchez‐Franco, José L. Roldán

To analyse the web acceptance and usage between goal‐directed users and experiential users, incorporating intrinsic motives to improve the particular and explanatory TAM…


Using the web to look for work: Implications for online job seeking and recruiting

Bernard J. Jansen, Karen J. Jansen, Amanda Spink

The web is now a significant component of the recruitment and job search process. However, very little is known about how companies and job seekers use the web, and the ultimate…


Organizational use of the internet: Scale development and validation

Jürgen Kai‐Uwe Brock, Yu (Josephine) Zhou

To contribute to the development of a theoretically grounded measure of organizational internet use (OIU) by conceptualizing and operationalizing it as a theoretical construct…


Security of the internet‐based instant messenger: Risks and safeguards

Sangkyun Kim, Choon Seong Leem

To identify controls that can harness the power and capabilities of instant messengers (IM) while minimizing potential security risks.


A metadata‐based access control model for web services

Mariemma I. Yagüe, Antonio Maña, Javier Lopez

Provide a secure solution for web services (WS). A new interoperable and distributed access control for WS is presented.

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