Journal article

The Promise and Perils of Wearable Sensors in Organizational Research

D Chaffin, R Heidl, JR Hollenbeck, M Howe, A Yu, C Voorhees, R Calantone

Organizational Research Methods | SAGE Publications | Published : 2017

Abstract

Rapid advances in mobile computing technology have the potential to revolutionize organizational research by facilitating new methods of data collection. The emergence of wearable electronic sensors in particular harbors the promise of making the large-scale collection of high-resolution data related to human interactions and social behavior economically viable. Popular press and practitioner-oriented research outlets have begun to tout the game-changing potential of wearable sensors for both researchers and practitioners. We systematically examine the utility of current wearable sensor technology for capturing behavioral constructs at the individual and team levels. In the process, we provi..

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Awarded by National Science Foundation though the Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure


Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This research was supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation though the Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (Award #1231154).