E-Learning Adoption in Organizations 6: More Characteristics of Adopters

Table 1 Rate of Adoption over Time (after Bohlen and Beal, 1957)

In this, the penultimate article in this series, I will describe some more categories of innovation adopters, before concluding the series of articles about Elearning Adoption in Organizations.┬áThere are there are five categories of adopters of new ideas. Now read on… Continue Reading

Elearning Adoption in Organizations 5: Rate of Adoption

Table 1 Rate of Adoption over Time (after Bohlen and Beal, 1957)

People (and organizations) don’t adopt new ideas at the same time or at the same pace: rate of adoption vary considerably. Some adopt ideas when they are first introduced; others wait; some never adopt an idea: “…the time span over which people adopt ideas will vary from practice to practice.” Continue Reading