Title: Applying the theory of task-technology fit to mobile technology: the role of user mobility

Authors: Judith Gebauer, Ya Tang

Addresses: Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business, 350 Wohlers Hall, 1206 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA. ' Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business, 350 Wohlers Hall, 1206 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA

Abstract: The results of a survey of 216 users of mobile technology suggest that user mobility needs to be taken into account when applying the theory of task-technology fit to mobile technology. In addition, the paper provides specific insights about the technology requirements of an increasingly mobile workforce.

Keywords: mobile business applications; mobile technology; mobile workforce; technology requirements; task-technology fit theory; user mobility; mobile communications.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMC.2008.017514

International Journal of Mobile Communications, 2008 Vol.6 No.3, pp.321 - 344

Published online: 13 Mar 2008 *

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