The influence of self-esteem and locus of control on perceived email-related stress

@article{Hair2007TheIO,
  title={The influence of self-esteem and locus of control on perceived email-related stress},
  author={M. Hair and K. Renaud and J. Ramsay},
  journal={Comput. Hum. Behav.},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={2791-2803}
}
Electronic mail has become an indispensable tool in business and academia, and personal use is increasing every day. However, there is also evidence that Email, unlike more traditional communication media, can exert a powerful hold over its users and that many computer users experience stress as a direct result of email-related pressure. This paper develops a three-fold typology of orientations to email: 'relaxed', 'driven' and 'stressed'. It further investigates whether the personality traits… Expand
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