New Technologies, New Challenges

Mobile communication and the extension of the workplace ICTs overcome space/time limitations Asynchronous medium: different times/places Synchronous: same time, different locations Social presence theory: people feel like they’re together even when they’re separated in space and time (Short, Williams, & Christie, 1976). Order similar from  Mobile communication and the extension of the workplace Media richness theory: ICTs possess characteristics, regardless of how they’re understood and used (Daft & Lengel, 1986); we select media with appropriate richness for our message Order similar from    Social influence model of media use: social presence and media richness theories make it seem as if medium choice is rational Order similar from