Nowadays, hardly any of us can work without digital media any more. After all, smartphones, laptops and co offer the option of being able to access a large volume of information at will. Needless to say, we are also able to act promptly. But that’s exactly where the crux of the matter lies: according to the study “Gesund digital arbeiten?!”(Is working digitally healthy?) published by the project Prävention für sicheres und gesundes Arbeiten mit digitalen Technologien (Safe and healthy work practices for digital technologies, PräDiTec), one in five employees experiences major digital stress as a result of their job. For their study, a consortium of scientists from the Project Group Business & Information Systems Engineering Fraunhofer FIT, the Research Centre on Business Management for Questions of Medium-Sized Companies (BF/M Beyreuth) and the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) interviewed over 5,000 employees.
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