E-voting systems: a tool for e-democracy
From: Management Research and Practice(Vol. 2, Issue 3)
Publisher: Academia de Studii Economice Bucuresti
Document Type: Report
Length: 3,952 words
Using electronic voting systems is divisive as some countries used such systems and others did not. Electronic voting (e-voting) is relatively a new concept based on its application that aims at reducing errors and improving the convenience and integrity of election process. This paper tried to explore the factors that influence the adoption of such systems in a university environment. The study utilized a sample of 302 bachelor degree students in a public Jordanian university and in relation to students' council election process. Results indicated that students were keen on the concepts of trust and usefulness of e-voting when adopting such systems. The study supported the findings of TAM in the area of technology acceptance. Conclusions are at the end of this paper. Keywords: E-government, e-democracy, e-voting, students' elections.
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