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Analysis of critical website characteristics: a cross category study of successful websites

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Analysis of critical website characteristics : a cross category study of successful websites. / Tarafdar, Monideepa; Zhang, Jie (Jennifer).

In: Journal of Computer Information Systems, Vol. 46, No. 2, 12.2005.

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Tarafdar, M & Zhang, J 2005, 'Analysis of critical website characteristics: a cross category study of successful websites', Journal of Computer Information Systems, vol. 46, no. 2.

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Tarafdar, M., & Zhang, J. (2005). Analysis of critical website characteristics: a cross category study of successful websites. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 46(2).

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Tarafdar M, Zhang J. Analysis of critical website characteristics: a cross category study of successful websites. Journal of Computer Information Systems. 2005 Dec;46(2).

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Tarafdar, Monideepa ; Zhang, Jie (Jennifer). / Analysis of critical website characteristics : a cross category study of successful websites. In: Journal of Computer Information Systems. 2005 ; Vol. 46, No. 2.

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