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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Questionnaire of investigating the determinants of disaster recovery technology (DRT)

Because of your important role in your firm''s daily operations, you are invited to participate in an online questionnaire of investigating the determinants of disaster recovery technology (DRT) investment choice in small and medium-sized enterprises.

My name is Fara Afshar. I am a doctoral candidate of information systems in Nova Southeastern University. Your participation will not only further my study, but also it is an important step toward helping businesses to understand the process of investing in protective measures from the decision maker''s frame of reference.

Your participation in this research study is voluntary. You may choose not to participate. If you decide to participate in this research survey, you may withdraw at any time. If you decide not to participate in this study or if you withdraw from participating at any time, you will not be penalized.

We will do our best to keep your information confidential. All data is stored in a password protected electronic format. To help protect your confidentiality, the surveys will not contain information that will personally identify you. The results of this study will be used for scholarly purposes only.

It will take you approximately 10-15 minutes to complete this questionnaire. Participants will have the option of entering a random drawing to receive one of ten $25 gift cards.

If you agree and would like to participate in this survey, click on this link:

After completing the survey, you will be provided with an email address to request a random drawing participation at your convenience. This information will be kept separately from the survey information, and it will be deleted once the drawing is completed. You will be contacted for your mailing address if you are selected as one of the gift card winners. This information will be deleted after the gift cards are mailed.

Please email or call me if you have questions on participating in or learning more about this dissertation study. I may be reached at  or 516-641-1780.


Fara Afshar
Doctoral Candidate
Nova Southeastern University