Engagement with information and communication technology and psychological well-being

O'Driscoll, M. P., Brough, P., Timms, C., & Sawang, S. (2010) Engagement with information and communication technology and psychological well-being. In Perrewe, P.L. & Ganster, D.C. (Eds.) New Developments in Theoretical and Conceptual Approaches to Job Stress. Emerald Publishing, London, pp. 269-316.

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Abstract

The impact of technology on the health and well-being of workers has been a topic of interest since computers and computerized technology were widely introduced in the 1980s. Of recent concern is the impact of rapid technological advances on individuals’ psychological well-being, especially due to advancements in mobile technology which have increased many workers’ accessibility and expected productivity. In this chapter we focus on the associations between occupational stress and technology, especially behavioral and psychological reactions. We discuss some key facilitators and barriers associated with users’ acceptance of and engagement with information and communication technology. We conclude with recommendations for ongoing research on managing occupational health and well-being in conjunction with technological advancements.

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ID Code: 31658
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: ICT, Technology engagement, Wellbeing, Techonology acceptance model
DOI: 10.1108/S1479-3555(2010)0000008015
ISBN: 9781849507127
ISSN: 1479-3555
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Innovation and Technology Management (150307)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Emerald Publishing
Deposited On: 07 Apr 2010 23:08
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 14:24

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