Technology adoption factors for older adults : An exploratory gerontechnology study

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journal

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Author(s)

  • Pei-Lee Teh
  • Saramma Joseph
  • Pervaiz K. Ahmed
  • Soon-Nyean Cheong
  • Wen-Jiun Yap

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Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)401-405
Journal / PublicationProceedings of the International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB)
Volume2015-January
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Conference

Title15th International Conference on Electronic Business, ICEB 2015
LocationHyatt Regency Hotel
PlaceHong Kong
CitySha Tin
Period6 - 10 December 2015

Abstract

This study aims to explore the underlying factors of older adults' technology resistance through qualitative exploratory method. A total of 139 older adults in Malaysia have been interviewed. The findings of this study shed light into these older adults' experiences with new technology and factors affecting their technology adoption. The preliminary findings are reported and discussed.

Research Area(s)

  • Gerontechnology, Malaysia, Near field communication, Quality of life, Technology adoption

Citation Format(s)

Technology adoption factors for older adults : An exploratory gerontechnology study. / Teh, Pei-Lee; Joseph, Saramma; Ahmed, Pervaiz K.; Chan, H. S.; Cheong, Soon-Nyean; Yap, Wen-Jiun.

In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB), Vol. 2015-January, 2015, p. 401-405.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journal