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Self-tracking technologies in the workplace: Quantifying health, behavior and productivity

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 10 July 2017

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

This paper investigates the ethical issues surrounding wearable devices and self-tracking technology within the workplace, with regard to quantifying health and well-being data and productivity. Further research is needed to investigate ethical issues surrounding personal data collection and analysis in light of advancing technologies in the workplace.

Practical implications

The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2017), "Self-tracking technologies in the workplace: Quantifying health, behavior and productivity", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 25 No. 5, pp. 10-12. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-05-2017-0081

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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