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Factors affecting volunteer participants' performance in the virtual community: The case of knowledge sharing website
Abstract Virtual community has gained much attentioVirtual community has gained much attention from academia and practice due to its great outcomes and potentials. One of the major issues here is how the virtual communities made such enormous outcomes with little control and reward, as wikipedia or Linux did. This study assumes that the voluntary participant's performance has a direct impact on the productivity of the virtual community, and tries to find factors affecting the participant's performance in the virtual community. We employ as theoretical bases Expectancy Theory, Goal Setting Theory, and literatures related with volunteers' motivation. This study conducts the email survey from participants of knowledge service community of NHN, a leading Korean online company. We find that high-performing participants have individual ability, goal congruence, and the greater level of effort motivated by personal or collective functions.vated by personal or collective functions.
Abstractsub Virtual community has gained much attentioVirtual community has gained much attention from academia and practice due to its great outcomes and potentials. One of the major issues here is how the virtual communities made such enormous outcomes with little control and reward, as wikipedia or Linux did. This study assumes that the voluntary participant's performance has a direct impact on the productivity of the virtual community, and tries to find factors affecting the participant's performance in the virtual community. We employ as theoretical bases Expectancy Theory, Goal Setting Theory, and literatures related with volunteers' motivation. This study conducts the email survey from participants of knowledge service community of NHN, a leading Korean online company. We find that high-performing participants have individual ability, goal congruence, and the greater level of effort motivated by personal or collective functions.vated by personal or collective functions.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Has author Hichang Cho + , Jahng J. +
Has extra keyword Direct impact + , Expectancy theory + , Goal setting + , Knowledge service + , Knowledge-sharing + , Performance + , Theoretical basis + , Virtual community + , Wikipedia + , Computer operating systems + , Information systems + , Knowledge management + , Motivation + , Virtual reality + , Websites +
Has keyword Expectancy Theory + , Knowledge Sharing + , Motivation + , Performance + , Virtual Community +
Isbn 9781615675814  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 623–630  +
Published in 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems 2009, AMCIS 2009 +
Title Factors affecting volunteer participants' performance in the virtual community: The case of knowledge sharing website +
Type conference paper  +
Volume 1  +
Year 2009 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 18:25:33  +
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DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2009  +
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