Balancing burden and benefit: non-prescribed use of employer-issued mobile devices

@inproceedings{Schwartz2013BalancingBA,
  title={Balancing burden and benefit: non-prescribed use of employer-issued mobile devices},
  author={Ariel Schwartz and Mohini Bhavsar and Edward Cutrell and Jonathan Donner and Melissa Densmore},
  booktitle={ICTD},
  year={2013}
}
Mobile devices are increasingly powerful and flexible tools for computing and communication. When ICTD workers are given a mobile phone "for work", what else do they do? And to what extent can or should an employer shape that use? This note presents research in progress, focused on rules that development projects impose to govern use of mobile devices. This work maps these rules against actual instrumental (work-related, non-prescribed) and non-instrumental (personal) device use, and… CONTINUE READING

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