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An Investigation of Information Sharing and seeking Behaviors in Virtual Communities

JaeHong Park, Prabhudev Konana, Bin Gu, Alvin Chung Man Leung
2010 International Conference on Information Systems  
User participations in virtual communities include both information seeking and sharing behaviors to varying degrees. The intentions to share and to seek information may have different motivations. .  ...  The model is validated using a survey of 502 online investors of the most popular online stock message board in South Korea.  ...  This result suggests that investors can use virtual communities to share or to seek information.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/ParkKGL10 fatcat:tt64eidxl5bxbp5d6kstjj22yy

Governance of web 2.0 platforms in the stock exchanges industry

Stefan Stieglitz, Christoph Lattemann
2008 International Journal of Electronic Banking  
To motivate retail investors to use the implemented web 2.0 applications governance mechanisms must be in place. This contribution describes such a web 2.0 concept and their realisation in practice.  ...  Existing structures on financial stock markets circumvent a direct Customer Relationship Management (CRM), particularly the communication between exchange operators and retail investors, as banks are the  ...  Normally, retail investors who are active in financial online communities are focussing on useful information rather than to discuss or share information.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijebank.2008.020439 fatcat:3klddqyunfdpng5drbylsryj7a

Effectiveness in Educational Programming: Back to the Basics

Lynn Curry
1984 Health Education  
Abstract This paper presents a survey on a sample of online investors in a virtual community in Italy.  ...  By looking at motivation, risk propensity, education and online experience, we found that knowledge sharing and learning in virtual communities cannot compensate for the financial education-gap of these  ...  This means that for self-taught investors, online exposure, e.g., information sharing and peer-to-peer opinion in virtual communities, was more important than the technical knowledge acquired after hours  ... 
doi:10.1080/00970050.1984.10615715 pmid:6443992 fatcat:bydxtwyooneethuphtsrdrtvj4

Risky Group Decision Making: A Comparative Analysis of FTF and CMC Teams in Stock-Trak Investment Simulations

Fang He, John Pearson, Peter P. Mykytyn Jr., Yihua Philip Sheng
2008 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Few studies have explicitly focused on risky group decision making in information sharing or examined the manifestation of communication differences in face-to-face (FTF) and computer-mediated communication  ...  Hypothesizing that information-sharing behaviors could be influenced not only by contextual forces but also by personality and trust, we integrate communication mode, trust and personality into a theoretical  ...  By using computer-mediated communication (CMC) mode based on information and telecommunication technologies, geographically and/or temporally dispersed individuals can be brought together to work in virtual  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/HePMS08 fatcat:3x3w5wowu5ddbhzcynuwdfwgqe

Combining the MDM and BWM Algorithm to Determine the Optimal Crowdfunding Tokenization Solution for Digital Assets Market Startups

Chien-Heng Chou, Chun-Yueh Lin
2022 Systems  
This study aimed to use the modified Delphi method and best worst method to establish an evaluation model for analyzing the perspectives and key influencing factors used in evaluating startups' optimal  ...  This study makes important contributions in theory and in practice by providing a decision-making model based on the modified Delphi method and the best worst method, which can serve as a valuable reference  ...  Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Data Availability Statement: Data sharing is not applicable to this article. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/systems10040087 fatcat:orkvoowcdfeqfl6sdoi3rl737u


Mihail Dumitru SACALĂ
2012 Revista Română de Statistică  
Online investors have access to vast quantities of data, but information is not knowledge or wisdom. In fact, having loads of data gives you the illusion of knowledge and thus control.  ...  As you acquire more information, your confidence in your ability to predict the future rises far faster than your true ability.  ...  Economic theory suggests that virtual communities could be benefi cial to investors as they provide more information with much lower costs (Antweiler and Frank 2004, Tumarkin and Whitelaw 2001) .  ... 
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Distribution of Internet community knowledge based on traditional Communication Media [chapter]

J. Felix Hampe, Silke Schönert, Christian Dietze, Nhiem Lu
2003 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
It has shown how concepts of knowledge generation in knowledge communities (e.g. cc-expert) can be realised and how this knowledge can be distributed using traditional media.  ...  However, with regard to the influence and control of knowledge management processes, knowledge communities indicate that there are specific problems in creating and distributing knowledge.  ...  Virtual community members share ideas, experiences and information in the context of the specific community theme. The information is shared in discussion forums, bulletin boards or chat systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35663-1_23 fatcat:evgbasrmsbatlc3vticqtaz7wy

Toward Multi-Stakeholder Value: Virtual Human Resource Management

Hung-Yue Suen, Hsin-Lu Chang
2017 Sustainability  
E-HRM uses information technology as a medium to support HR, employee and management in executing HR activities and self-services.  ...  The most interactive way of sharing this information involves virtual worlds that provide three-dimensional (3D) graphics, self-determined gameplay, user-created content, and lifelike human interactions  ...  In addition, the author would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their suggestions and helpful comments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9122177 fatcat:aa4n3qalu5di3amddsf3qf67sq

Confirmation Bias, Overconfidence, and Investment Performance: Evidence from Stock Message Boards

JaeHong Park, Prabhudev Konana, Bin Gu, Alok Kumar, Rajagopal Raghunathan
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Using data from a new field experiment in South Korea, we study how information from virtual communities such as stock message boards influences investors' trading decisions and investment performance.  ...  Collectively, these results suggest that participation in virtual communities increases investors' propensity to commit investment mistakes and is likely to be detrimental to their investment performance  ...  These findings indicate that message boards attract insiders and informed investors and information in virtual communities can have an impact on investor investment decisions and trading activities.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1639470 fatcat:nqgez4474zdshf4jzuqxgjomxy

Corporate Governance in Cyberspace - A Blueprint for Virtual Shareholder Meetings

Dirk A. Zetzsche
2005 Social Science Research Network  
Failures and omissions are, of course, mine. All websites were visited within spring 2005. Please send comments to  ...  the information. meeting location), it is costly to find out who else holds shares in the company and who is willing to communicate.  ...  the use of RSS-Feed and XBRLtechnologies for gathering and evaluating information, (2) the use of the company's website as a central communication board for all shareholders, and (3) the election of a  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.747347 fatcat:oz7dfutmengqtkyzrwhkzycoxq


Tetty Rimenda, Sabar Warsini, Elly Mirati
2019 account  
The result showsthat referral marketing, community marketing and buzz marketing influential promotion tools in arisestudent interest to buy shares.  ...  Statistic tool used in the study was multiple linear regression.  ...  Virtual Community is a new social phenomenon in  ... 
doi:10.32722/acc.v6i1.1378 fatcat:nae2lcsqobb3lnppd75mjvudcu


It is managed through information technology platforms, so the rise of new information and communications technologies, along with the mistrust in the banking sector and the restrictions it has placed  ...  ), and Donor-Based Crowdfunding (no return, as the contribution is a donation).  ...  An online community is a virtual community consisting of a group of people or entities that share a common purpose, such an interest, need, information exchange, or service and that free and voluntarily  ... 
doi:10.6036/9414 fatcat:mstifxubh5hj3lhrlp2qnlfnf4

Securities Regulation in a Virtual World

Shannon L. Thompson
2009 UCLA Entertainment Law Review  
uses the same terminology that you find in real life and that provides education on how to buy and sell shares.  ...  Trust Networks Effective trust networks in virtual worlds will inform investors, guard against fraud, and potentially keep the SEC away from the markets.  ... 
doi:10.5070/lr8161027122 fatcat:hsfwfrjc7faxzogj7psc4gtcxe

A Proposed Integrated Framework of Investor Relations Program

2009 مجلة الشروق للعلوم التجارية  
Investor Relations (IR) is the process by which the corporation communicates with its investors.  ...  Not all companies are at the same place in the investor relations process, however. Some companies are barely fulfilling minimal disclosure requirements.  ...  As appropriate, IR shares the information with investors and corporate communications passes it along to the press (and the general public) in the form of press releases.  ... 
doi:10.21608/sjcs.2009.223996 fatcat:yliug7h5ujef7joi6epv5wi33y

Towards a Research Agenda for Virtual Communities

Achim Dannecker, Jan Marco Leimeister
2007 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
In this paper, we summarize the accepted papers for the Virtual Communities track and outline areas for future research.  ...  For example, communities of interest based forums such as investment-related Virtual Communities bring together individuals interested in exchanging information about stocks while online production communities  ...  The authors argue that sharing information in virtual communities is motivated by three types of needs-inclusion, control, and affection.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/DanneckerL07a fatcat:y3xjhisk7jguzkhrehku2zow7m
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