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Document ID (ISN)55109
CIS number 90-1940
Year 1984
Convention or series no. EF/84/67/EN
Author(s) Staehle W.H., Hattke W., Sydow J.
Title Organisational and social effects on the individual arising from the use of visual display units in offices
Bibliographic information European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Loughlinstown House, Shankill Co., Dublin, Ireland, 1984. 128p. Illus. 41 ref.
Abstract The aim of this report was to create a situational and organisational frame of reference and to specify the effects of VDUs on the individually perceived work situation. Contents: theoretical concepts (macrostructure of the work situation); hypotheses concerning VDU use in offices; empirical investigations on VDUs in offices (methodology, descriptive and empirical results concerning measures prior to VDU introduction, sociodemographic features of VDU users, user attitudes and changes due to VDU introduction); limits of the investigation.
Descriptors (primary) work organization; human factors; office work; psychology and sociology; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) report; theoretical analysis; questionnaire survey; conditions of work
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)