A Study on the Impact of Perceived Risk Factors on Cognitive Trust and Quality Trust in Mobile Payment Systems

  • Choi, Hun (Department of Management Information Systems, Catholic University of Pusan) ;
  • Choi, Yoo Jung (School of Business Administration, Kyungpook National University)
  • Received : 2018.07.17
  • Accepted : 2018.08.16
  • Published : 2018.12.28


Recently, the developments in IT technology and the spread of smart phones have made Fin-Tech, which is a combination of financial services and IT technology, a big issue. In accordance with the growth trend of mobile payments in the world, all financial transactions in Korea are gradually shifting to smart phones. In fact, mobile payment system services are not widely used by users. In particular, the risk factors involved when users want to use the service are one of the factors that hinder the expansion of the usage of mobile financial payment service. The risk factors affect the trust of the mobile payment system users. Therefore, this study investigates the risk factors of the mobile payment system and the manner in which it affects a user's trust. We have also examined as how user's trust affects trust in the quality of the mobile payment system. To this end, the trust in overall quality of use was largely divided into trust in system quality, trust in information quality, and trust in service quality. Perceived finance risk, perceived performance risk, and perceived privacy risk have negative effects on cognitive trust. However, perceived time risk did not affect cognitive trust. User's cognitive trust also has an effect on trust in quality.


Supported by : Catholic University of Pusan


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