Monitoring remote employees: Implications for HR

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dc.contributor.author Jeske, Debora
dc.date.accessioned 2020-11-09T11:42:43Z
dc.date.available 2020-11-09T11:42:43Z
dc.date.issued 2021-02-04
dc.identifier.citation Jeske, D. (2020) 'Monitoring remote employees: Implications for HR', Strategic HR Review. doi: 10.1108/SHR-10-2020-0089 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/10744
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/SHR-10-2020-0089 en
dc.description.abstract Purpose: More and more organizations have resorted to the employment of monitoring software to keep track of employees’ everyday performance and task completion. The current article outlines the capabilities, pros, and cons of monitoring for employees. Several recommendations for HR professionals are outlined to inform best practice. Approach: The article summarizes recent literature and trends on electronic monitoring aimed at remote workers, focusing specifically on trends observed in the UK and the USA. Findings: The number of pros and cons, as well as the resulting recommendations for HR professionals, outline how technology may aid – but also undermine – performance. Originality: The summary of capabilities, pros and cons represents a snapshot of current monitoring practices. The recommendations will give readers an overview of all the aspects and factors that ought to be considered when monitoring software and related tools are selected. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Emerald Publishing Limited en
dc.rights © 2021, Emerald Publishing Limited. All rights reserved. en
dc.subject Data management en
dc.subject Human resources en
dc.subject Monitoring en
dc.subject Risk management en
dc.subject Surveillance en
dc.title Monitoring remote employees: Implications for HR en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Debora Jeske, Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. T: +353-21-490-3000 E: d.jeske@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Strategic HR Review en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.jeske@ucc.ie en
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dc.identifier.eissn 1475-4398


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