Codes of conduct for mobile device use in meetings : an exploratory analysis
Meyers, Neville, Gray, Heather L. , & Sanzogni, Louis (2009) Codes of conduct for mobile device use in meetings : an exploratory analysis. In Proceedings of the Australian New Zealand Communication Association Conference, Brisbane, pp. 1122-1139.
The present paper addresses the findings of a preliminary investigation into policy and codes of conduct pertaining to the use of laptops and PDA’s in business meetings. The purpose of this study was to conduct a review of policies or codes of conduct pertaining to the use of laptops and PDAs in meetings. The investigation included academic literature, policy searches in the public domain of the Internet, as well as personal contact with target industries (large corporations – N=1000 + employees). The results highlight the dearth of policy and codes of conducts pertaining to the use of laptops and PDA’s in business meetings. Consequently, given the growing interdependence between mobile technologies and the contemporary workplace, there exists an opportunity for communication professionals to further research and develop policy and codes of conduct in this area. Implications for corporate communication policies and practices are also discussed.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||The published version of this paper is freely available via the Official URL.|
|Keywords:||Mobile Technologies, Management Aspects, Meetings|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Mobile Technologies (080502)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500) > Wireless Communications (100510)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 The Authors.|
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|Deposited On:||18 Feb 2011 17:14|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 03:15|
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