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Self-tracking technologies in the workplace

Self-tracking technologies in the workplace PurposeThis paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.Design/methodology/approachThis briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.FindingsThis paper investigates the ethical issues surrounding wearable devices and self-tracking technology within the workplace, with regard to quantifying health and well-being data and productivity. Further research is needed to investigate ethical issues surrounding personal data collection and analysis in light of advancing technologies in the workplace.Practical implicationsThe paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.Originality/valueThe briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Resource Management International Digest Emerald Publishing

Self-tracking technologies in the workplace

Human Resource Management International Digest , Volume 25 (5): 3 – Jul 10, 2017

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0967-0734
DOI
10.1108/HRMID-05-2017-0081
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Abstract

PurposeThis paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.Design/methodology/approachThis briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.FindingsThis paper investigates the ethical issues surrounding wearable devices and self-tracking technology within the workplace, with regard to quantifying health and well-being data and productivity. Further research is needed to investigate ethical issues surrounding personal data collection and analysis in light of advancing technologies in the workplace.Practical implicationsThe paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.Originality/valueThe briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

Journal

Human Resource Management International DigestEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 10, 2017

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