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    How has technology affected organizational stress levels?

    How may organizations reduce the time to market for products and services using e-business?

    What responsibilities do organizations have to reduce employee stress?

    Is it appropriate for an organization to consider employee stress when making assignments? Why or why not?

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    1. How has technology affected organizational stress levels?

    Workplace stress takes many forms and has different causes, but technology is one source of reported increased levels of organizational stress. One study found that almost half of workers surveyed (47 %) reported that technology increases their levels of workplace stress. (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3840/is_199910/ai_n8869850/) Technology stress can be from an overload of information (e-mail, etc.) to not having the know-how's to run the technology efficiently, quickly and with ease. Training is one way to lessen technology stress., as well as having the necessary resources available to make the technology quick and efficient. (http://en.kioskea.net/contents/entreprise/e-business.php3)

    2. How may organizations reduce the time to market for products and services using e-business?

    "Time To Market" is ?the time that is necessary to bring a product on the market from a time an idea was put forward." (http://en.kioskea.net/contents/entreprise/e-business.php3). New technologies, like e-business, create a need for new product ideas in order to keep up with the competition, as well as is a source of inspiration to formalize ideas and reduce the time-to-market through promotion and ...

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    Discusses how technology affected organizational stress levels and how it relates in e-bushiness, as well as implication for dealing effectively with stress in the workplace.

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