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Organization Adoption of Linux: An Institutional Perspective
Americas Conference on Information Systems
The rapid adoption of Linux servers by organizations in recent years begs the question of whether the adoption is driven by careful considerations of organizational needs or by bandwagon phenomena. Drawing from the institutional perspective of Tolbert and Zucker (1983) , this paper presents a two-stage adoption model for Linux servers and examines systematically the determinants of organizational adoption of Linux servers at each stage. It proposes that, while the adoption of Linux servers isdblp:conf/amcis/Xiao06 fatcat:clw2sopugjdyzk4c5ec33gmiw4