TITLE

Technophobe vs. Techno-enthusiast: Does the Internet Help or Hinder the Balance Between Work and Home Life?

AUTHOR(S)
Coget, Jean-Francois
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Academy of Management Perspectives;Feb2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p95
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of research concerning the Internet's effect on work-life balance from the perspectives of two groups which are technophobes and techno-enthusiasts. Researchers Judy Wacjman of the London School of Economics, Emily Rose of Australian National University, and Judith E. Brown and Michael Bittman of the University of New England surveyed a sample of Australian employees, tracked their use of the Internet, and found support for the techno-enthusiast perspective that the Internet makes balancing work and home responsibilities easier.
ACCESSION #
59198453

 

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