The Impact of Technostress on Role Stress and Productivity

@article{Tarafdar2007TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Technostress on Role Stress and Productivity},
  author={Monideepa Tarafdar and Qiang Tu and Bhanu S. Ragu-Nathan and T. S. Ragu-Nathan},
  journal={Journal of Management Information Systems},
  year={2007},
  volume={24},
  pages={301 - 328}
}
Based on empirical survey data, this paper uses concepts from sociotechnical theory and role theory to explore the effects of stress created by information and computer technology (ICT)—that is, "technostress"—on role stress and on individual productivity. We first explain different ways in which ICTs can create stress in users and identify factors that create technostress. We next propose three hypotheses: (1) technostress is inversely related to individual productivity, (2) role stress is… 

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