Self-management of technostress: Using a questionnaire to evaluate technostress tendency

Nobuyo Kasuga, A. Takahashi

研究成果: Article

1 引用 (Scopus)

抄録

This study was conducted to examine the self management of technostress using a questionnaire to evaluate technostress tendency. Technostress self- management was motivated by awareness of technostress tendency based on the results of a questionnaire and was practiced by following advice on how to mitigate technostress tendency. Two hundred and eight subjects were asked to complete a questionnaire designed to evaluate technostress tendency. Using these data, subjects who had high technostress tendency were chosen and were given the following information and guidance: 1) brief explanation of technostress, 2) results of questionnaire, 3) advice on how to mitigate technostress tendency. After 2 months, a second survey was conducted to evaluate any change in technostress tendency and to obtain reports from subjects on their activities during the previous 2 months. The Wilcoxon 2 sample test was used to compare the technostress tendency scores of the tow surveys. Of 190 subjects who responded to the 1st survey, 57 subjects had high technostress tendency. Among these, 48 subjects (23 showing a techno- centered tendency, 25 showing a techno-anxious tendency) replied the second survey. Results showed mitigation of techno-centered tendency in 21 subjects (91%) and that of techno-anxious tendency in 21 subjects (84%). Based on the reports of those subjects, efforts to change activities and thoughts in order to mitigate technostress tendency were investigated. Analysis showed that the technostress tendency scores of the 2nd survey were significantly lower than those of the 1st survey for both techno-centered tendency and techno-anxious tendency (p< 0.01, p < 0.01). This indicates that awareness of one's own technostress tendency can encourage individuals to pay increased attention to technostress and to recognize the importance of self-management of technostress tendency. It also indicates that self-management of technostress tendency based on such motives had a noticeable effect. In addition, it suggests that self-management encouraged by self-awareness of technostress tendency was especially effective in mitigating techno-centered tendency with less self-consciousness.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)483-488
ページ数6
ジャーナルJapanese Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine
36
発行部数6
出版物ステータスPublished - 1996
外部発表Yes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

これを引用

@article{264b7a39b0f54062a9b09ee02939413c,
title = "Self-management of technostress: Using a questionnaire to evaluate technostress tendency",
abstract = "This study was conducted to examine the self management of technostress using a questionnaire to evaluate technostress tendency. Technostress self- management was motivated by awareness of technostress tendency based on the results of a questionnaire and was practiced by following advice on how to mitigate technostress tendency. Two hundred and eight subjects were asked to complete a questionnaire designed to evaluate technostress tendency. Using these data, subjects who had high technostress tendency were chosen and were given the following information and guidance: 1) brief explanation of technostress, 2) results of questionnaire, 3) advice on how to mitigate technostress tendency. After 2 months, a second survey was conducted to evaluate any change in technostress tendency and to obtain reports from subjects on their activities during the previous 2 months. The Wilcoxon 2 sample test was used to compare the technostress tendency scores of the tow surveys. Of 190 subjects who responded to the 1st survey, 57 subjects had high technostress tendency. Among these, 48 subjects (23 showing a techno- centered tendency, 25 showing a techno-anxious tendency) replied the second survey. Results showed mitigation of techno-centered tendency in 21 subjects (91{\%}) and that of techno-anxious tendency in 21 subjects (84{\%}). Based on the reports of those subjects, efforts to change activities and thoughts in order to mitigate technostress tendency were investigated. Analysis showed that the technostress tendency scores of the 2nd survey were significantly lower than those of the 1st survey for both techno-centered tendency and techno-anxious tendency (p< 0.01, p < 0.01). This indicates that awareness of one's own technostress tendency can encourage individuals to pay increased attention to technostress and to recognize the importance of self-management of technostress tendency. It also indicates that self-management of technostress tendency based on such motives had a noticeable effect. In addition, it suggests that self-management encouraged by self-awareness of technostress tendency was especially effective in mitigating techno-centered tendency with less self-consciousness.",
keywords = "questionnaire, self-management, technostress tendency",
author = "Nobuyo Kasuga and A. Takahashi",
year = "1996",
language = "English",
volume = "36",
pages = "483--488",
journal = "Japanese Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine",
issn = "0385-0307",
publisher = "Japanese Society of Psychosomatic Medicine",
number = "6",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Self-management of technostress

T2 - Using a questionnaire to evaluate technostress tendency

AU - Kasuga, Nobuyo

AU - Takahashi, A.

PY - 1996

Y1 - 1996

N2 - This study was conducted to examine the self management of technostress using a questionnaire to evaluate technostress tendency. Technostress self- management was motivated by awareness of technostress tendency based on the results of a questionnaire and was practiced by following advice on how to mitigate technostress tendency. Two hundred and eight subjects were asked to complete a questionnaire designed to evaluate technostress tendency. Using these data, subjects who had high technostress tendency were chosen and were given the following information and guidance: 1) brief explanation of technostress, 2) results of questionnaire, 3) advice on how to mitigate technostress tendency. After 2 months, a second survey was conducted to evaluate any change in technostress tendency and to obtain reports from subjects on their activities during the previous 2 months. The Wilcoxon 2 sample test was used to compare the technostress tendency scores of the tow surveys. Of 190 subjects who responded to the 1st survey, 57 subjects had high technostress tendency. Among these, 48 subjects (23 showing a techno- centered tendency, 25 showing a techno-anxious tendency) replied the second survey. Results showed mitigation of techno-centered tendency in 21 subjects (91%) and that of techno-anxious tendency in 21 subjects (84%). Based on the reports of those subjects, efforts to change activities and thoughts in order to mitigate technostress tendency were investigated. Analysis showed that the technostress tendency scores of the 2nd survey were significantly lower than those of the 1st survey for both techno-centered tendency and techno-anxious tendency (p< 0.01, p < 0.01). This indicates that awareness of one's own technostress tendency can encourage individuals to pay increased attention to technostress and to recognize the importance of self-management of technostress tendency. It also indicates that self-management of technostress tendency based on such motives had a noticeable effect. In addition, it suggests that self-management encouraged by self-awareness of technostress tendency was especially effective in mitigating techno-centered tendency with less self-consciousness.

AB - This study was conducted to examine the self management of technostress using a questionnaire to evaluate technostress tendency. Technostress self- management was motivated by awareness of technostress tendency based on the results of a questionnaire and was practiced by following advice on how to mitigate technostress tendency. Two hundred and eight subjects were asked to complete a questionnaire designed to evaluate technostress tendency. Using these data, subjects who had high technostress tendency were chosen and were given the following information and guidance: 1) brief explanation of technostress, 2) results of questionnaire, 3) advice on how to mitigate technostress tendency. After 2 months, a second survey was conducted to evaluate any change in technostress tendency and to obtain reports from subjects on their activities during the previous 2 months. The Wilcoxon 2 sample test was used to compare the technostress tendency scores of the tow surveys. Of 190 subjects who responded to the 1st survey, 57 subjects had high technostress tendency. Among these, 48 subjects (23 showing a techno- centered tendency, 25 showing a techno-anxious tendency) replied the second survey. Results showed mitigation of techno-centered tendency in 21 subjects (91%) and that of techno-anxious tendency in 21 subjects (84%). Based on the reports of those subjects, efforts to change activities and thoughts in order to mitigate technostress tendency were investigated. Analysis showed that the technostress tendency scores of the 2nd survey were significantly lower than those of the 1st survey for both techno-centered tendency and techno-anxious tendency (p< 0.01, p < 0.01). This indicates that awareness of one's own technostress tendency can encourage individuals to pay increased attention to technostress and to recognize the importance of self-management of technostress tendency. It also indicates that self-management of technostress tendency based on such motives had a noticeable effect. In addition, it suggests that self-management encouraged by self-awareness of technostress tendency was especially effective in mitigating techno-centered tendency with less self-consciousness.

KW - questionnaire

KW - self-management

KW - technostress tendency

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0029786732&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0029786732&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:0029786732

VL - 36

SP - 483

EP - 488

JO - Japanese Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine

JF - Japanese Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine

SN - 0385-0307

IS - 6

ER -