CULTURE INFLUENCE ON HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION - Cultural Factors Toward User’s Preference on Groupware Application Design

Rein Suadamara, Stefan Werner, Axel Hunger

Abstract

This paper reports about on-going research on how cultural dimensions affect user’s preference in intercultural collaboration using computer supported cooperative work (CSCW) tools. It proposes how selected cultural dimensions should be applied when designing a synchronous groupware application aimed for multicultural users. Using four cultural dimensions, which are Collectivist-Individualist, Power Distance Index, Uncertainty Avoidance, and Low- and High Context communication from Hofstede, Gudykunst, Triandis, and Edward T.Hall, this research will try to analyse how culture influences the way users prefer to interact using a groupware as a remote collaboration tools.

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Suadamara R., Werner S. and Hunger A. (2010). CULTURE INFLUENCE ON HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION - Cultural Factors Toward User’s Preference on Groupware Application Design . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-08-9, pages 186-191. DOI: 10.5220/0002972701860191


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@conference{iceis10,
author={Rein Suadamara and Stefan Werner and Axel Hunger},
title={CULTURE INFLUENCE ON HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION - Cultural Factors Toward User’s Preference on Groupware Application Design},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={186-191},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002972701860191},
isbn={978-989-8425-08-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - CULTURE INFLUENCE ON HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION - Cultural Factors Toward User’s Preference on Groupware Application Design
SN - 978-989-8425-08-9
AU - Suadamara R.
AU - Werner S.
AU - Hunger A.
PY - 2010
SP - 186
EP - 191
DO - 10.5220/0002972701860191