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Others, meanwhile, believe that by definition telecommuting addresses the IT artifact issue, and that this should not be a concem. ... In this panel, we explore the question of whether the IT artifact is an issue in IS-related telecommuting research by examining topics from multiple and sometimes competing perspectives. ... Orlikowski and lacono  look at IT broadly and describe telecommuting as an artifact in need of new theories to make sense of the techno-social processes surrounding it, "because IT artifacts are designed ...doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73025-7_30 dblp:conf/ifip8-2/BelangerWHJN07 fatcat:gk5ovty32rdsbiomu5ag35cml4
First, it identifies current trends in telecommuting and offers a perspective on Austra- lian developments. Second, it provides a focus on significant communication aspects ... Person space refers to the ability to see and hear remote colleagues, whereas task space refers to the ability to share work-related artifacts. ...
We further suggest that the transformations currently occurring in the nature of work and organizing cannot be understood without considering both the technological changes and the institutional contexts ... In the intellectual engagement of these two fields lies the potential for an important fusion of perspectives, a fusion more carefully attuned to explaining the nature and consequences of the techno-social ... Acknowledgments We would like to thank Dan Robey and the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments in our revision of this paper. ...doi:10.2307/3250927 fatcat:do3myce33ngqhgyvlmy2xszupm
Even if the first case is true, however, and telecommuting is the "problem", it also appears to be the solution, i.e. enabling people to achieve a desired but more distant residential location without ... We compare estimates of the total commute person-miles traveled of telecommuters and nontelecommuters, on a quarterly basis. ... ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The initial survey design, data collection, and analysis for this project were funded by BMW AG and involved the able assistance of Vikram Thairani. ...doi:10.1068/a36218 fatcat:vxv747esq5aj3kweohm4cxofue
Although it is very difficult-if not impossible-to pinpoint the exact number of telecommuters, it is fair to say the projections from the 1970s and 1980s of the share of telecommuters in the total labor ... It is by now well established that the Internet and other relatively recent information and communication technologies (ICTs) are fundamentally altering the spatial and temporal organization of the activities ... In the telecommuting literature, for instance, there is only limited attention devoted to the interdependence between the choice to telecommute and residential and employment location decisions, or the ...doi:10.2747/0272-36188.8.131.525 fatcat:gakwyumwubfjpdjtb4o6vbg2va
This paper tests the impact of differences in culture on telecommuting in the United States and Mexico. ... The research questions assess the telecommuting satisfaction, and extent of support by organizational policies for telecommuting in the two countries. ... Culture Definition and Differences "Culture consists i n patterned ways of thinking, feeling, and reacting, acquired and transmitted mainly by symbols, constituting the distinctive achievements in artifacts ...doi:10.1002/j.1681-4835.2003.tb00101.x fatcat:h2vuoolnpva77adl5w7ll2mqey
Robert Short of the Maps Division at the California State Department of Transportation was particularly helpful in providing maps and assistance in geocoding. Thanks are due to Huichun Zhao at the ... Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to Patrick Conroy of the California State Department of Transportation for his encouragement arid support during the research. ... The latitude of a location was used as its Y-coordinate and the longitude as its X-coordinate. ...doi:10.1007/bf00186566 fatcat:ka7s2rv27rc7tpkf6ybxjv3qyy
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
In the HMS design, users are provided with implicit and explicit control over their privacy, along with visual and audio feedback of the amount of privacy currently being maintained. ... As such, this paper presents the rationale and prototype design of a context-aware home media space (HMS)-defined as an always-on video media space used within a home setting-that focuses on identifying ... A special thanks to Michael Boyle for the use of the Collabrary, Chester Fitchett for the use of Phidgets™, and Stacey Scott for help with editing. ...doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39653-6_24 fatcat:ig2db2ks3newfmvdu52rfmz2qi
The results clearly indicate that telecommuting choice and the frequency of telecommuting are governed by quite different underlying behavioral processes. ... In particular, the determinant factors of telecommuting choice and frequency can be different. ... ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge Renee Alsup for assistance with identifying, compiling, and providing earlier papers on telecommuting. ...doi:10.1068/a43133 fatcat:tg4rayd7zbaxdgx36gc3mwv6sm
field through which it is articulated and given meaning. ... But the approach commended by Orlikowski and Barley, they argue, is flawed by its unproblematized assumption of a separation between the physical and social aspects of technology. ... It is no because the artifact never was essentially a networked workstation, even if it were repeatedly referred to as such. ...doi:10.1177/0021886305284990 fatcat:bs6abeykonf4bmkwdnpzjckxoa
Under the covers, the system works by propagating and storing information through a combined shared dictionary / notification server architecture. ... User experiences show that NC becomes a rich resource for awareness and collaboration. Community members use it to indicate their presence to others by posting live video onto it. ... Artifact display. People used the NC for displaying other artifacts to the group as different media elements. ...doi:10.1145/365024.365339 dblp:conf/chi/GreenbergR01 fatcat:wy4wivmfpndcrkxkx6tvsrrbri
We propose to formalize the key attributes of ICT-based telecommuting experiences from both economic and human interactivity perspective. ... potential to increase the physical distance between work and home locations. ... artifacts. ...arXiv:1109.2114v1 fatcat:nfpsgj7f6vgjpcz6ssx32lalri
in keeping everybody together but alternating presence and telecommuting periods. ... Yet, the power and limitations of such strategies remain unquantified. ... and assess which kind of hybrid telecommuting strategy is the most effective in preventing its dissemination. ...doi:10.1101/2020.11.09.20228007 fatcat:hujx3ltcvvbkzko3uvqhks27si
This study conducted a questionnaire survey of all employees at a company that moved its office location, both before and after the move. ... These results, however, made it difficult to posit such simple causation, showing the need for further testing and consideration. ... Besides its Tokyo headquarters, the company has several branches outside of Tokyo and even has several employees who telecommute. ...doi:10.7880/abas.0160803a fatcat:whja4f2g3bg45kva6sovchnvqq
Management & Marketing Abstracts
The job, it is claimed, is a social artifact that originated in the 19th century, which has now outlived its usefulness. ... Issues such as work sharing, telecommuting, flexible working and self-employment are addressed and the role of the dejobbed worker examined. 5050 THE KOREA LABOUR “PROBLEM” Wilkinson B, Br. J. Ind. ...
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