Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Publications Database

Improving Job Performance in Mobile Work Environments through Mindful Organizing

Authors:
Dernbecher, Sabine
Beck, Roman
Source:
Number: 4
Link External Source: Online Version
Year: 2014
Abstract:

Organizational mindfulness (OM) supports the management and employees working in the increasingly dynamic work environments driven by cloud computing or mobile devices. Specifically, in mindful organizations, such as financial institutions, reliable outcomes arise from om in the face of complex information systems. However, extant is research has disregarded the multilevel structure of mindfulness, especially the importance of mindful organizing (MO) on lower hierarchical levels. Based on data from 256 users of an organization wide cloud-based desktop-as-a-service system, we found a significantly positive influence of the combination of om and mo as well as differential effects for both on job performance.

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