Odai Khasawneh

Odai Khasawneh
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee | UWM · Lubar School of Business

Technology Management, Ph.D

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Introduction
My research interests are in Technophobia and its impact on technology acceptance and use in the workplace or the classroom. I developed a scale to measure Technophobia in the workplace. Currently, I'm working on another scale that measures technology attitude in the workplace.
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January 2010 - August 2015
Eastern Michigan University
Position
  • Research Associate

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Publications (17)
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In 2019, COVID-19 caused a swift shift to online classes over a short period of time. This shift stirred up many issues with online classes research, an area that is already rich with conflicting findings. Previous studies argue that there are many areas that we do not fully understand in online classes research, and they need to be investigated. T...
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Previous studies argue that most people tend to overestimate their knowledge, ability and skill level. This paper examines Dunning-Kruger effect on students’ grade expectation in a freshman level course. The outcome of this study can help students, instructors, and employers. Method: A survey was used to collected students anticipated grade in diff...
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The lack of technology acceptance in the workplace has haunted companies in the past and it seems that it will continue to do so in the future. One of the many variables that impact employees’ acceptance of a new technology is technophobia; which previously has been studied within the narrow context of computers or few other technologies that are n...
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Research on technophobia is dominated by studies on fear or anxiety toward computers. Outside computer-related studies, previous research in this field have provided very limited assessments of technophobia. However, companies incorporate many new technologies (not just computers) into the workplace on an almost daily basis. This paper examines the...
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The study argues that computers are no longer representative of advanced technology in the workplace and should not be used to measure technophobia. In addition, the study investigates the gap between computer anxiety and technophobia that exist in academic literature and developed a scale that measures technophobia, and its subdimensions, independ...
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This study sought to investigate the relationship between technophobia and technology acceptance. In addition, this study examined the moderating influence of variables such as transformational leadership, organizational climate, and emotional intelligence has any influence on that relationship. This study determined that there is a significant neg...
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Information systems engineers were investigated to determine the influence of servant leadership and the quality of the leader-member exchange relationship as influencers of trust and tacit knowledge sharing. This study proposed that there is a path of leadership to the sharing of tacit knowledge that required trust. Findings partially support this...
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The ability of servant leadership and reciprocity were examined in this study to determine the impact the constructs have on tacit knowledge sharing of workers with management in the IT industry. It was found that there are significant relationships between servant leadership and reciprocity with tacit knowledge sharing. When mediated by the qualit...
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Out of the Shadows of the 1893 Columbian Chicago World’s Fair: Patterns of Progress of Women Inventors vision Multiple types of documentation recorded the details of the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893. The 19th century style of documentation and organization of information provided an abundance of data that sometimes worked independently from each ot...
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This project includes an interdisciplinary database with the names of American women Inventors who exhibited at the 1893 Columbian World Fair in Chicago. This collaborative original project that will serve as a primary resource for future work in documenting the contributions of women inventors. It proves an initial challenge, to bridge two differe...
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Purpose: The purpose of this research is to present a large amount of data in an accessible and readable format. Methodology: Two main primary resources were used to create an excel database and a third resource was use later in the research for cross reference and qualitative review of data Findings/Results: This research resulted in creating thre...

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In this project, we examine student's technophobia and Dunning-Kruger effect and how they might influence the student's attitude toward using technology in the classroom. In addition, how that might impact their performance in the classroom where they learn new technical skills.