Factors influencing user acceptance of public sector big open data

Vishanth Weerakkody*, Kawaljeet Kapoor, Maria Elisavet Balta, Zahir Irani, Yogesh K. Dwivedi

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Abstract

In recent years Government departments and public/private organisations are becoming increasingly transparent with their data to establish the whole new paradigm of big open data. Increasing research interest arises from the claimed usability of big open data in improving public sector reforms, facilitating innovation, improving supplier and distribution networks and creating resilient supply chains that help improve the efficiency of public services. Despite the advantages of big open data for supply chain and operations management, there is severe shortage of empirical analyses in this field, especially with regard to its acceptance. To address this gap, in this paper we use an extended technology acceptance model to empirically examine the factors affecting users’ behavioural intentions towards public sector big open data. We outline the importance of our model for operations and supply chain managers, the limitations of the study, and future research directions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)891-905
Number of pages15
JournalProduction Planning and Control
Volume28
Issue number11-12
Early online date11 Jul 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2017

Bibliographical note

© 2017 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/),
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Keywords

  • Big open data
  • operations
  • public sector
  • supply chains
  • use

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