Jean-François Stich

Jean-François Stich
ICN Business School · Human Resources and Organizational Behavior

PhD

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Introduction
Welcome to my ResearchGate page. I am Jean-François (or Jeff), associate professor at ICN Business School and affiliated to the CEREFIGE lab of Université de Lorraine (France). My research interests gravitate around virtual work psychology and management, covering areas such as technostress, telecommuting or flexible working. My disciplines are information systems and work psychology. Don't hesitate to visit my website www.jfstich.com and get in touch with me.
Additional affiliations
June 2016 - present
ICN Business School
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
September 2013 - June 2016
Lancaster University
Field of study
September 2012 - June 2013
Aston University
Field of study
September 2009 - June 2013
Edhec Business school
Field of study

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Publications (15)
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Technostress—defined as stress that individuals experience due to their use of Information Systems—represents an emerging phenomenon of scholarly investigation. It examines how and why the use of IS causes individuals to experience various demands that they find stressful. This paper develops a framework for guiding future research in technostress...
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The paper develops and tests theory that explains under what conditions the extent of email use is appraised as a stressor. Integrating concepts from information acquisition and person environment fit theories, we hypothesize that individuals appraise their extent of email use as stressful based on the mismatch between their current and desired ext...
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Virtual offices give employees the ability to work anytime, anywhere, using information and communication technologies, thereby blurring the temporal and geographical boundaries of work. Workplace stress is thus allowed to spill over from traditional offices to virtual offices, and vice versa. This review article presents key research from work psy...
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Purpose The ability to work anytime from anywhere is attractive to job seekers, who respond by developing needs regarding flexible working. Flexibility needs are compared to the flexibility perceived in job advertisements to form an overall perception of flexibility fit. The purpose of this paper is to examine both the impact of flexibility fit (on...
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Email is the communication application most widely used in organizations. Its use in the workplace has increased fourfold since 2006. Yet, email is associated with a number of negative aspects, most prominently 'email overload', defined as an individual's perception of being overwhelmed by emails that s/he considers too numerous to handle. Email ov...
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En 2014, le « Web Robinson » Gauthier Toulemonde partait 40 jours télétravailler sur une île déserte, physiquement isolé mais virtuellement connecté à une communauté immergée dans ses aventures. Cet article mobilise ce cas extrême et semi-fictionnel pour comprendre les mécanismes d’identification narrative ayant permis à ses lecteurs-auditeurs-spec...
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Aujourd’hui plus que jamais, les frontières du travail se brouillent et se redéfinissent. Les frontières du travail salarié sont assaillies par le travail indépendant, celles de la société de consommation par l’économie collaborative, et celle de la vie privée par la vie professionnelle. De nouvelles collaborations de travail se dessinent, entre hu...
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Purpose Using e-mail is a time-consuming activity that can increase workload stress. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between the individual’s e-mail load, workload stress and desired e-mail load, drawing from the cybernetic theory of stress. Design/methodology/approach Based on prior theory, the authors first hypothesi...
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Technostress—defined as stress that individuals experience due to their use of Information Systems—represents an emerging phenomenon of scholarly investigation. It examines how and why the use of IS causes individuals to experience various demands that they find stressful. This paper develops a framework for guiding future research in technostress...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review technostress-related challenges arising out of workplace communication, for employees and organizations, and to provide suggestions for taking these challenges on. Design/methodology/approach – The paper presents an overview of current research and practice in the area of technostress-related challe...
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The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is pervasive and often all encompassing. Given the reliability, ubiquitousness and ease of use of modern ICT, being able to use them ‘anytime anywhere’ has certainly produced benefits for individuals and collectives in terms of efficiency, flexibility, innovation, productivity and social c...
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The use of computer-mediated communication applications can lead to workplace stress for employees. However, such stress is influenced not only by how individuals actually use computer-mediated communication applications but also how they desire to use them. This article examines how the individual's actual and desired use of communication tools to...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review four demands employees face when communicating through information and communication technologies (ICTs). The authors review the outcomes associated with each demand and discuss relevant interventions to provide a set of evidence-based recommendations. Design/methodology/approach – This paper review...

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Projects (4)
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Collection of papers on HR digital transformations and New Ways of Working
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Introduction Impact of intelligent collaborative devices such as Cobots in the service of Human activity at work in consistence with the challenges of Industry of the Future
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Literature reviews and papers on Technostress and ICT-related stress.