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When Routine Work Becomes Social: How Virtual Social Facilitation Increases Performance on Simple IT-Based Tasks

@inproceedings{Niehaves2012WhenRW,
  title={When Routine Work Becomes Social: How Virtual Social Facilitation Increases Performance on Simple IT-Based Tasks},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Niehaves and Asin Tavakoli},
  booktitle={AMCIS},
  year={2012}
}
With the advent of social applications, the question arises of how organizations can utilize such technology for improving task performance. While social applications certainly bear the potential to trigger the development of radically new business models and business processes, we seek to study how the enrichment of IT-based routine work (simple tasks) by complementing social features (audience condition) may advance performance. In 280 experiments with altogether 40 participants, we… Expand
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