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Ep. 10 – Societal Governance for COVID-19 Apps (Riemer et al 2020)

During a pandemic like COVID-19, we need thorough contact-tracing, and smartphone apps are a great way to do that. But how can we get enough people on board to make this effective?

Riemer K., Ciriello R., Peter S. & Schlagwein D. (2020), ‘Digital Contact-Tracing Adoption in the COVID-19 Pandemic: IT Governance for Collective Action at the Societal Level’, European Journal of Information Systems,

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