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Cultural Differences in Collaborative Authoring of Wikipedia
Abstract This article explores the relationship betThis article explores the relationship between national culture and computer-mediated communication (CMC) in Wikipedia. The articles on the topic game from the French, German, Japanese, and Dutch Wikipedia websites were studied using content analysis methods. Correlations were investigated between patterns of contributions and the four dimensions of [[cultural influence]]s proposed by Hofstede ([[Power Distance]], [[Collectivism]] versus [[Individualism]], [[Femininity]] versus [[Masculinity]], and Uncertainty Avoidance). The analysis revealed cultural differences in the style of contributions across the cultures investigated, some of which are correlated with the dimensions identified by Hofstede. These findings suggest that cultural differences that are observed in the physical world also exist in the virtual world.cal world also exist in the virtual world.
Abstractsub This article explores the relationship betThis article explores the relationship between national culture and computer-mediated communication (CMC) in Wikipedia. The articles on the topic game from the French, German, Japanese, and Dutch Wikipedia websites were studied using content analysis methods. Correlations were investigated between patterns of contributions and the four dimensions of [[cultural influence]]s proposed by Hofstede ([[Power Distance]], [[Collectivism]] versus [[Individualism]], [[Femininity]] versus [[Masculinity]], and Uncertainty Avoidance). The analysis revealed cultural differences in the style of contributions across the cultures investigated, some of which are correlated with the dimensions identified by Hofstede. These findings suggest that cultural differences that are observed in the physical world also exist in the virtual world.cal world also exist in the virtual world.
Bibtextype misc  +
Citeulike 1660843  +
Doi 10.1111/j.1083-6101.2006.00316.x  +
Has author Ulrike Pfeil + , Panayiotis Zaphiris + , Chee S. Ang +
Has remote mirror http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol12/issue1/pfeil.html  +
Issue 1  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 2  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 88-113  +
Published in Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication +
Title Cultural Differences in Collaborative Authoring of Wikipedia +
Type unknown  +
Volume 12  +
Year 2006 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 29 January 2012 12:45:43  +
Categories Publications without keywords parameter  + , Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Publications without references parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 20 September 2014 18:10:38  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2006  +
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