Recker, Jan C. ORCID: 0000-0002-2072-5792 (2010). Explaining usage of process modeling grammars : comparing three theoretical models in the study of two grammars. Information & management : the international journal of information systems applications, 47 (5-6). pp. 316-324. Amsterdam: Elsevier. ISSN 1872-7530

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Our objective was to determine the factors that lead users to continue working with process modeling grammars after their initial adoption. We examined the explanatory power of three theoretical models of IT usage by applying them to two popular process modeling grammars. We found that a hybrid model of technology acceptance and expectation-confirmation best explained user intentions to continue using the grammars. We examined differences in the model results, and used them to provide three contributions. First, the study confirmed the applicability of IT usage models to the domain of process modeling. Second, we discovered that differences in continued usage intentions depended on the grammar type instead of the user characteristics. Third, we suggest implications and practice.

Item Type: Journal Article
Recker, Jan
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-88207
DOI: 10.1016/
Journal or Publication Title: Information & management : the international journal of information systems applications
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 1872-7530
Volume: 47
Number: 5-6
Subjects: Data processing Computer science
Management and auxiliary services
Uncontrolled Keywords:
Process modelingEnglish
Technology Acceptance ModelEnglish
Expectation Confirmation TheoryEnglish
Faculty: Faculty of Management, Economy and Social Sciences
Divisions: Weitere Institute, Arbeits- und Forschungsgruppen > Cologne Institute for Information Systems (CIIS)
Language: English
Date: August 2010
Place of Publication: Amsterdam
Refereed: Yes
Page Range: pp. 316-324


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