A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF DIGITAL HOARDING BEHAVIORS OF UNIVERSITY EXECUTIVES

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Digital Hoarding, University Executives, E-mail

Abstract

Life in digital age leads people sharing more information online. Becoming increasingly dependent on their digital assets, leading Internet users to worry that losing those assets may cause problems. Therefore, there are similarities between the stacking behavior of physical and digital assets. In this study, digital hoarding behaviors of university executives on e-mail usage have been analysed. A questionnaire has been formed based on the work of Sweeten et al (2018). The participants of the study were determined as the senior level university executives that use their e-mail accounts intensively. In this context, 50 academic members of Süleyman Demirel University who have administrative duties participated the study. Exploratory analyses are conducted, and the findings are discussed.

Published

2020-08-11

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Papers