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Title: Empirical evaluation of a technology acceptance model for mobile policing
Authors: Lindsay, Rachael
Jackson, Thomas
Cooke, Louise
Keywords: Evaluation
Technology acceptance model
Mobile technologies
Mobile policing
UK police force
Validation
Culture
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: © Taylor and Francis
Citation: LINDSAY, R., JACKSON, T.W. and COOKE, L., 2014. Empirical evaluation of a technology acceptance model for mobile policing. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 15 (5), pp. 419-436.
Abstract: Technology acceptance in policing is under-researched, yet mobile devices are widely implemented across UK police forces. The paper validates a mobile technology acceptance model (M-TAM) developed in a single police force. It shows that the M-TAM is transferrable to other UK police forces, and potentially worldwide. The influence of local supervision and fit of technology to roles and tasks are shown to be the most influential factors. Factors beyond the technology itself, such as the influence of peers and involvement of operational officers in technology investment decisions, must be considered to accommodate the strong cultural barriers in policing.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Police Practice and Research: An International Journal [© Taylor & Francis] and the definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15614263.2013.829602
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/15614263.2013.829602
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14632
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15614263.2013.829602
ISSN: 1561-4263
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