The Effect Of Information Security On Worker Performance

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13 NORTHCENTRAL UNIVERSITY ASSIGNMENT COVER SHEET Learner: Steven R Michaud CMP9600B Dr. Comprehensive Exam ????? Leaner?s Comments: . Faculty Use Only Ph.D. Degree Concept Paper The Graduate School Version: January 2013 ? Northcentral University, 2013 Effect of Information Security on Worker Performance Concept Paper Submitted to Northcentral University Graduate Faculty of the School of Business in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY by STEVEN R. MICHAUD Prescott Valley, Arizona July 2015 Table of Contents Introduction 1 Literature Review 1 Background Information on Theory and Research 1 IS-TPPs Research Problem 5 Discussion and…show more content…
concepts, hypothesis, etc...). The Discussion and Findings section expounds upon the relationship between theory and research, as well as, how research contributes to theory and how theory relates to concepts such as paradigm and model. Furthermore, the section contains information on how theory can be used to explore the effects that InfoSec technologies, policies, and procedures (IS-TPPs) have on individual productivity. The final two sections Recommendations and Conclusions briefly summarize recommendations from various researchers in the InfoSec field and draws conclusions as they relate to theory and the IS-TPPs research problem. Literature Review In line with the Torraco (2005) recommendations, this section is organized thematically, providing background information about theory and research, as well as, the IS-TPPs research problem. Background Information on Theory and Research When it comes to defining theory, researchers assign a number of means meanings, have numerous views, and define varying criteria (Gay & Weaver, 2011). In fact, differences of opinion are not limited to the definition of theory; but also, (a) the nature of theory; (b) the criteria for establishing good theory; (c) its purpose; and, (d) the best method for theory-building (Gay & Weaver, 2011). Why are there such differing opinions about theory? Gay
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