Scope and method of study. Information privacy in e-commerce is tied to concrete situations of information exchange. Current studies on information privacy in e-commerce primarily focus on the impact of privacy concern as a general personal trait, ignoring the potential influence of various situational factors such as emotions, Web site design, and information requested, among others. This dissertation investigates the impacts of such situation-specific factors on online shoppers' privacy perceptions and privacy behaviors when they are interacting with unfamiliar Web sites. These impacts are viewed through two different lenses; an affect-based lens and a cognition-based lens.aquot;Toward a Theory of Privacy in the Information Age.aquot; Computers and Society 27(3 ): 27-32. Norman, D. A. (2004). ... aquot;U.S. college students use net for shopping. ... Journal of Management Information Systems 20(3): 197- 226. Peters, L. H., E. J.anbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on Privacy Perceptions and Privacy Behaviors of Online Shoppers|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|