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Working on distance: experience from SME-trainees working with distance spanning technology
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Innovation and Design.
2001 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation only (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper reports on the experiences drawn from a pilot project on telecommuting, involving university trainees and smaller firms in the northernmost part of Sweden. Building on previous research in telecommuting and social integration of new co-worker into organisations, the paper addresses two main issues: (1) May utilisation of modern ICT for telecommuting be a way to overcome problems in recruiting qualified staff, and (2) what are in these cases the specific challenges prevailing for absorbing new members into an existing organisation (here a smaller firm). The results from this exploratory case study indicate support for the idea of using ICT and telecommuting as a measure to overcome recruitment problems, but also specifically pinpoint the need for both technically and socially oriented preparation and introduction.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2001.
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Other Engineering and Technologies not elsewhere specified Business Administration
Research subject
Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Accounting and Control
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-39518Local ID: e4db03c0-27fd-11dc-b6d3-000ea68e967bOAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-39518DiVA: diva2:1013031
Conference
European Small Business Seminar : 12/09/2001 - 14/09/2001
Note
Godkänd; 2001; Bibliografisk uppgift: Publicerad i serien Arbetsrapporter, Institutionen för industriell ekonomi och samhällsvetenskap, Avd. för Industriell organisation, Luleå tekniska universitet, AR 2001:47; 20070701 (ysko)Available from: 2016-10-03 Created: 2016-10-03 Last updated: 2017-11-25Bibliographically approved

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