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Internet Research

ISSN: 1066-2243

Online from: 1991

Subject Area: Information and Knowledge Management

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Influences on the intent to make Internet purchases

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Title:Influences on the intent to make Internet purchases
Author(s):Joey F. George, (Joey F. George is Professor at the College of Business, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.)
Citation:Joey F. George, (2002) "Influences on the intent to make Internet purchases", Internet Research, Vol. 12 Iss: 2, pp.165 - 180
Keywords:Internet, Management theory, Privacy, Retailing, Trust
Article type:Research paper
DOI:10.1108/10662240210422521 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd
Abstract:Using the theory of planned behavior as the theoretical base, data collected through a semi-annual survey of Web users were used to determine if beliefs about privacy and Internet trustworthiness helped determine attitudes towards the Internet, which were thought to affect intent to make Internet purchases. Intent, in turn, was thought to affect actual purchasing behavior. Taking Internet experience into account, general support for the model was found.

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