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What is Teleworking

Encyclopedia of Networked and Virtual Organizations
Using information and communications technologies to perform work away from the traditional worksite typically used by the organization
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Collaborative Work Training in Higher Education
María Dolores Olvera-Lobo (University of Granada, Spain), Rosa María Castro-Prieto (University of Granada, Spain), Enrique Quero-Gervilla (University of Granada, Spain), Ricardo Muñoz-Martín (University of Granada, Spain), Eva Muñoz-Raya (University of Granada, Spain), Miguel Murillo-Melero (University of Granada, Spain), Bryan Robinson (University of Granada, Spain), and José Antonio Senso-Ruiz (University of Granada, Spain)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-885-7.ch035
In recent years, the influence of information and communication technology (ICT) has transformed the professional practice of translation and, consequently, led to the introduction of new techniques, methods, and media in the university teaching environment. The new technology has made professional translators’ work easier but, in order to ensure translation studies graduates meet employers’ needs, ICT must occupy its rightful place in their training. The ever-demanding market expects would-be professionals to be able to access the subject matter of any text, use a wide range of computer tools proficiently, and be versatile enough to master all aspects of the translation process. Today, the market place for translation can justly be described as global, decentralized, specialized, dynamic, virtual, and demanding (Aulaint, 2005).
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Assessing the Impact of Mobile Technologies on Work-Life Balance
Work arrangements that allow employees to work at one location, away from the main employer’s workplace (literally ‘at a distance’ from the workplace, e.g., homeworking).
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Virtual Corporations
Professional activity that takes place in a firm and that is independent of the firm’s physical location. The person who does this work at a distance—the teleworker—keeps in contact with the firm using information technology.
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Opportunities and Challenges Offered by the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Academic Libraries
It is the process of working from home while communicating with the office by phone, email, or other virtual services.
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Mitigation of COVID Strategies Comparison Between United States and Europe
Ability of working from home instead of going to a office, store or warehouse.
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Impact of Technology on Business Continuity During COVID-19
This term refers to remote or distance working where an arrangement with the employer is made concerning not having to commute to the office.
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Economic and Social Impacts of COVID-19 on European Tourism
This is working at home and being linked to customers, clients and the employer by the means of telecommunications, such as computers and telephones.
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Determinants of Teleworking Continuance Intention in a Pandemic Context: The Case of the Tunisian Companies
The work is to be assured outside the enterprises’ spaces through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs).
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Teleworking: New Challenges and Trends
A form of working relationship carried out at a distance, with the use of Information and Communications Technologies, which should provide the teleworker with flexibility in the working organization, allowing an improvement in their work, both in terms of their economic and productive conditions.
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The Benefits of Home-Based Working's Flexibility
A catch-all term describing any way of working at a distance using a combination of computers and telecommunications. It is often associated with home-based working but includes site-to site electronic working, mobile working, so forth.
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The Effect of Teleworking on Anxiety During COVID-19: Turkey Example
The action or practice of working from home, making use of the internet, email, and the telephone.
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From Management 1.0 to Management 3.0 and Beyond
A form of work carried out in a place far from the office and/or production center, allowing physical separation and involving the use of a new technology facilitating communication.
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Teleworking as an Emerging Strategy During COVID-19: Evidence From the United States
Working from home or another places other than an office using information technologies and needed equipment.
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