Technostress and Its Management Techniques: A Literature Review
Journal of Human Resource Management
Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages: 28-31
Received: Mar. 30, 2016; Accepted: Apr. 14, 2016; Published: May 13, 2016
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Asheka Mahboob, BRAC Business School, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Tanzin Khan, BRAC Business School, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Abstract
Our work life effectiveness and efficiency has increased tremendously with the help of technology. But at the same time, the use of technology has increased the stress at workplace. Technostress is causing a lot of physical as well as psychological problems among workers. This paper discusses various work stressors and suggests some techniques such as stress management programs, training programs, autonomy and social support, awareness and communication to deal with work stress related problems. Literature reviews have been done to understand and suggest on this issue. However, very little work has been done on this area till now and that is why, not enough literatures could be found to gather related information. This has been a major limitation of this paper. So, there is huge scope in future to work more elaborately on the causes of technostress and how in can be handled. In this regard, cultural, socio-demographic and occupational dimensions can also be considered.
Keywords
Stress, Technostress, Technology, Productivity, Coping Mechanisms
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Asheka Mahboob, Tanzin Khan, Technostress and Its Management Techniques: A Literature Review, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 28-31. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20160403.12
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