Stay connected wherever you go - An instrument to measure connectivity

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  Title    = "Stay connected wherever you go - An instrument to measure connectivity", 
  Author    = "Ulrich Remus, Lena Waizenegger, Patrick Dippold", 
  Doi    = "https://doi.org/10.30844/wi_2020_q5-remus", 
  Abstract    = "Connectivity allows distributed teams that used to face challenges to collaborate easier with less spatial and temporal boundaries. At the same time, however, connectivity triggers negative consequences such as information overload, technostress and counterproductive work behavior if not managed carefully. While connectivity is often used as a metaphor for describing the technical infrastructure, this term is increasingly used in a variety of different disciplines and contexts. Yet researchers lack a reliable instrument to measure connectivity to investigate the various phenomena related to connectivity. To close this gap a robust multidimensional measurement instrument consisting of the sub-dimensions availability and responsiveness is developed. Its applicability and validity were demonstrated in two other field studies.

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  Keywords    = "availability, connectivity, instrument development, responsiveness
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Abstract

Abstract

Connectivity allows distributed teams that used to face challenges to collaborate easier with less spatial and temporal boundaries. At the same time, however, connectivity triggers negative consequences such as information overload, technostress and counterproductive work behavior if not managed carefully. While connectivity is often used as a metaphor for describing the technical infrastructure, this term is increasingly used in a variety of different disciplines and contexts. Yet researchers lack a reliable instrument to measure connectivity to investigate the various phenomena related to connectivity. To close this gap a robust multidimensional measurement instrument consisting of the sub-dimensions availability and responsiveness is developed. Its applicability and validity were demonstrated in two other field studies.

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Schlüsselwörter

availability, connectivity, instrument development, responsiveness

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