Stressed Out by the Information and Communication Technologies of the 21st Century
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016, Pages: 10-14
Received: Nov. 30, 2015; Accepted: Dec. 18, 2015; Published: May 13, 2016
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Kornélia Lazányi, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management, Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary
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Human-computer relation and interaction have been areas of significant interest in the last decades. While computers are supposed to increase the physical, cognitive and communication capacities of their users their perception is still multifarious. For most of the users computers are either godsend helps that aid humans with difficult tasks, or mythical objects, which are to be obeyed and complied with. For the members of the latter group computers are a massive source of stress - technostress - in their daily life. Present paper, through the theories of stress, endeavours to search for the reasons of such attitude, and potential ways of amending or modulating it.
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Stress, ICT, Technostress
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Kornélia Lazányi, Stressed Out by the Information and Communication Technologies of the 21st Century, Science Journal of Business and Management. Special Issue: Ethical Challenges in the 21st Century. Vol. 4, No. 1-1, 2016, pp. 10-14. doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2016040101.12
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