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Young urban knowledge workers - Relationship between ICT and psychosocial life environment.
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3423-8258
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2003 (English)In: Proceeding of HCI Human Computer Interaction International 2003 July, Krete, Greece. Vol 3: HCI International 2003, 2003, 941-945 p.Conference paper, (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2003. 941-945 p.
Keyword [en]
knowledge workers, ICT, psychosocial life environment
National Category
Computer and Information Science
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-5198Local ID: 2325OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-5198DiVA: diva2:30230
Available from: 2008-09-30 Created: 2009-07-16Bibliographically approved
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1. Relationships between information communication technology and psychosocial life environment: Students and young urban knowledge workers in the ICT-era
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Relationships between information communication technology and psychosocial life environment: Students and young urban knowledge workers in the ICT-era
2007 (English)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Dramatic changes have been taking place in our ways of working and spending leisure time. This relates to the increasing use of ICT (Information Communication Technology) in our lives and is of crucial importance to our future. Today, being physically away from the workplace doesn�t mean that we are necessarily leaving our work tasks behind in psychological terms. The aim of the thesis is to attain a deeper understanding of the relationships between individuals� psychosocial life environment and their use of ICT in order to contribute to the discussion about how everyday use of ICT can affect us. The research is based on two case studies that are presented in research articles. A theoretical framework concerning psychosocial life environment and use of ICT was built upon a review of the literature on environment/role, their relationship to ICT and the boundaries within different roles and environments. The first results in this thesis show that the blurred boundaries between work and leisure begin in school and then continue on into working life. The second result present the different barriers to young women seeking professional roles in the IT-business and the sometimes overlooked fact that every individual has a need to feel needed regardless of whether it is the private or professional role. The third results show that the daily use of ICT creates both needs and activities, but it appears that a sense of lack of control leaves the user feeling negatively stressed. Finally, one example of further research could focus on determining what is the responsibility of the leader of an organization who requires an employee to be reachable any time anywhere?

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Sundsvall: Mid Sweden University, 2007. 93 p.
Series
Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis, ISSN 1652-893X ; 41
Keyword
ICT (Information Communication Technology), Psychosocial work environment, Professional role, Students, Boundaries, IT-business
National Category
Computer and Information Science Psychology Social Work
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-5630 (URN)5698 (Local ID)978-91-85317-76-9 (ISBN)5698 (Archive number)5698 (OAI)
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Available from: 2008-09-30 Created: 2009-05-06 Last updated: 2009-07-16Bibliographically approved

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