A Study on Factors Affecting Chinese Users' Willing to Pay for Online Paid Knowledge Contents: Focusing on Theory of Planned Behavior

중국 온라인 유료 지식 콘텐츠 구매의도에 영향을 미치는 요인: 계획된 행동이론(TPB)중심으로

  • Jing, Jia (Dept. of Advanced Industry Fusion, Konkuk University) ;
  • Lu, Chen (Dept. of Advanced Industry Fusion, Konkuk University)
  • 가정 (건국대학교 신산업융합학과) ;
  • 진로 (건국대학교 신산업융합학과)
  • Received : 2019.06.17
  • Accepted : 2020.02.20
  • Published : 2020.02.28


In this paper, a research model was designed to investigate the factors affecting the purpose intentions to the online paid knowledge contents in China. The research model includes the contents characteristics, recognition of copyright, recognition of paid, the theory of planned behavior factors. In this research, the data was collected by online survey, and in final analysis, 457 users' questionnaires were used. The empirical paper proves research hypothesis by using SPSS 25.0 and AMOS 23.0. The results of the study are as follows: the contents characteristics partially give positive effects to attitude. In addition, recognition of paid and planning behavior theory factors have positive effects to purpose intentions. This paper provides a useful scheme to promotion the purpose of purchase for paid online knowledge contents.

본 연구의 목적은 중국 사용자들을 대상으로 온라인 지식 콘텐츠의 구매의도에 영향을 미치는 요인을 살펴보기 위함이다. 연구모형은 선행연구를 통해서 온라인 지식 콘텐츠 특성, 저작권 및 유료화 인식, 계획된 행동이론 변인, 구매의도 변수를 제시하였다. 설문조사를 통해서 최종 457부를 수집하였으며 SPSS 25.0과 AMOS 23.0을 이용하여 제시한 연구가설을 검증하였다. 연구결과에 의하면 온라인 지식 콘텐츠 특성은 태도에 부분적으로 영향을 미치는 것으로 나타났다. 또한, 유료화 인식과 계획된 행동이론 변인들은 구매의도에 긍정적인 영향을 있는 것으로 나타났다. 그리고, 이러한 연구결과를 활용한 온라인 지식 콘텐츠의 구매의도를 제고하는데 도움이 되는 방안을 제시하였으며, 실무적인 측면에서 유료 지식 콘텐츠의 운영 기업에 대한 시사점을 제시하였다. 또한, 향후 각종 콘텐츠 유료화 관련 후속 연구를 위한 토대를 제공할 것으로 사료된다.



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