Internet Research


Information and Knowledge Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 15 Issue 1

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.

Using the web to look for work

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…

Security of the internet‐based instant messenger

Sangkyun Kim, Choon Seong Leem

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

Web acceptance and usage model

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…

The hidden value of sporadic customers in e‐retailing

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.

Organizational use of the internet

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…



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  • Dr Christy M. K. Cheung