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Title: From Assimilation to Acclimatization of Social Digital Technology in Organizations
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS)
ISSN: 2394-1065
Series: Volume 2, Number 10
Authors: Dr. Alon A. Hagsall

Citation:

Dr. Alon A. Hagsall, “From Assimilation to Acclimatization of Social Digital Technology in Organizations ", International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS), 2(10), pp: 405-410, October 2015. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = { Dr. Alon A. Hagsall },
	title = {Article: From Assimilation to Acclimatization of Social Digital Technology in Organizations },
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS)},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {2},
	number = {10},
	pages = {405-410},
	month = {October}
	}

Abstract

Assimilating new technologies in organizations is considered an awkward process, rife with obstacles. Digital technology products, which continually develop at a rapid pace, are used through an ongoing, independent, and utilitarian process of acclimatization. This study aims to examine whether a transition to the use of social digital technologies within the organization will effect a transition from the complex organizational assimilation process to a process of acclimatization. The study’s results indicate that there is a distinct connection between the quality of use of digital technology by the employee and his willingness to participate in a quick and independent acclimatization process that bypasses the formal assimilation. Studies have found that employees prefer the continued trial and error use of social digital technologies, if the functionality is maximized. This finding is potentially of great significance to organizations; the transformation from assimilation technology to an acclimated process in organizations, effects work processes and organizational efficiency.

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Keywords

Assimilation, Social digital Technology, Organizations, Individualized acclimatization process, Technology acceptance .