Constant Connectivity: Rethinking Interruptions at Work

  title={Constant Connectivity: Rethinking Interruptions at Work},
  author={Judy Wajcman and Emily Rose},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={941 - 961}
While the subject of interruptions has received considerable attention among organizational researchers, the pervasive presence of information and communication technologies has not been adequately conceptualized. Here we consider the way knowledge workers interact with these technologies. We present fine-grained data that reveal the crucial role of mediated communication in the fragmentation of the working day. These mediated interactions, which are both frequent and short, have been commonly… 

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