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Cognitive dissonance theory aims to explain the relationships between the motivation, perceptions and cognitions of an individual.
Social exchange theory explains the social behaviour in dyadic and collective relations by applying a principle of a cost-benefit analysis of relations.
The Task-Technology Fit model postulates that the match between task requirements and technology characteristics predicts the utilisation of the technology and individuals’ performance.
The technology acceptance model (TAM) explains the acceptance of information systems by individuals. TAM postulates that the acceptance of technology is predicted by the users’ behavioural intention, which is, in turn, determined by the perception of technology usefulness in performing the task and perceived ease of its use.
The Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) examines the acceptance of technology, determined by the effects of performance expectancy, effort expectancy, social influence and facilitating conditions.
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