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The Use of Wikis for Collaboration in Corporations: Perceptions and Implications for Future Research

, Yonsei University, Korea (South) ; , Indiana University, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Orlando, Florida, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-83-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA


This study examines perceptions and issues of corporate people related to collaboration and its tools, and specifically wikis in corporations. First, to identify interest in collaboration tools, a research interest survey for collaboration tools in corporations was conducted and 93 corporate people participated in the survey. Second, to verify main collaboration issues in corporations, group discussions were implemented. Findings indicated that participants in the survey were most interested in wikis among various collaboration tools. In addition, collaboration issues in corporations were condensed into five main issues including factors considered when selecting and using collaboration tools. This study confirms the significance of the use of wikis in the workplace through corporate people’s perceptions. Finally, it implies that collaboration and wikis in corporations are growing in importance and valuable for future research.


Lee, H. & Bonk, C.J. (2010). The Use of Wikis for Collaboration in Corporations: Perceptions and Implications for Future Research. In J. Sanchez & K. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2010--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2588-2594). Orlando, Florida, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved January 16, 2019 from .


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