Wireless support for mobile distributed work:A taxonomy and examples

Barnes, Stuart (2004) Wireless support for mobile distributed work:A taxonomy and examples. Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 37. pp. 1241-1250. ISSN 1060-3425

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Abstract

Individually, the penetration of distributed networks and mobile telecommunications in the developed world has evoked considerable change in our daily lives - how we work, live and learn. Combined, the potential impact of the wireless networks and related applications is immense. Although the literature on wireless applications has predominantly focused on business-to-consumer markets, following the patterns in the media and e-commerce research, it is now becoming clear that mobile networking will provide a tremendous impetus to the development of other strategic applications for businesses. This paper explores this emerging area of wireless applications in the business. It provides a background to conceptual ideas of mobile distributed work (MDW), and a framework for understanding the development of MDW in organizations. The paper also begins to apply these conceptual ideas in a number of case studies. The paper rounds off with a summary and some conclusions regarding the future of MDW.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: automation,celluar telephone systems,computational methods,data communication systems,electronic commerce,electronic mail,internet,mobile telecommunication systems,personal computers,personal digital assistants,speech recognition,business-to-consumer markets,mobile distributed network (mdw),mobile networking,wireless networks,telecommunication networks
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2014 13:36
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:20
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/45115
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