Psychology of Business Intelligence Tools: Needs-Affordances-Features Perspective

dc.contributor.author Abhari, Kaveh
dc.contributor.author Vomero, Alessandro
dc.contributor.author Davidson, Elizabeth
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-04T08:11:52Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-04T08:11:52Z
dc.date.issued 2020-01-07
dc.description.abstract This study applied the Needs-Affordances-Features (NAF) framework to study psychological motivations behind the use of Business Intelligence (BI) tools especially when the use of such tools is voluntary. Our findings suggest that psychological needs motivate the use of BI tools that provide 13 affordances to fulfill five psychological needs, namely autonomy, competence, relatedness, having a place and self-realization. These affordances were identified through a review of six publicly available BI tools. This study posits that three groups of affordances––creation, collaboration, and communication––explain the relationship between psychological needs and applications of BI. This study generates important implications for BI research by providing an overarching framework for the affordances of BI tools as a whole and explaining the importance of psychological needs that motivate the use of BI tools. The results also provide a new lens and common vocabulary for future studies and design of BI tools.
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2020.602
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-3-3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/64344
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Knowledge Flow, Transfer, Sharing, and Exchange
dc.subject affordances
dc.subject business intelligence
dc.subject features
dc.subject needs
dc.title Psychology of Business Intelligence Tools: Needs-Affordances-Features Perspective
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
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