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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Author(s):
Schweizer, Karin Janina; Leimeister, Jan Marco; Krcmar, Helmut 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
nein 
Cooperation:
Title:
The role of virtual communities for the social network of cancer patients 
Abstract:
This study investigates the determinants and effects of virtual communities on the development of social relationships within the social network of cancer patients. Influencing factors on the formation of virtual relationships and their effect in the form of social assistance are researched. Following an explorative approach it is examined whether online communities meet their theoretical potential to provide an environment where social relationships can be established that help cancer patients...    »
 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Book / Congress title:
Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) Connecting the Americas 
Congress (additional information):
Acapulco, Mexico 
Year:
2006 
Month:
Aug 
Key publication:
Nein 
Peer reviewed:
Ja 
International:
Ja 
Book review:
Nein 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Professional Journal:
Nein