In the last 25 years, work-email activity has been studied across domains and disciplines. Yet, despite the abundance of research available, a comprehensive, unifying framework of how work-email activity positively impacts both well-being and work-performance outcomes has yet to emerge. This is a timely and significant concern; work-email is the [...]
Dimitra Petrakaki and colleagues on how health reskilling platforms can overcome unintended digital 'epistemic colonialism' to equip medical professionals with relevant, and locally appropriate, skills and knowledge.
Platforms have been studied in terms of their impact on knowledge production and generation of social value. Little however is known about the significance of the knowledge they transfer to the recipient communities—often in faraway countries of the Global South—or its potential perceived colonizing effects. Our study explores the [...]
This related project, funded by the UKRI- Higher Education Innovation Fund, explores whether and how digital platforms can be used as a rapid intervention to re-skill healthcare workers in emergencies.
Emerging literature has identified a range of strategies that professionals develop in order to manage after-hours connectivity to work, but it has largely treated those strategies as being independent from each other. Existing research has not captured the dynamic nature of connectivity or how this may facilitate the redrawing [...]
Driven by an unexpected transition into virtual working worldwide as a result of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, in this paper, we examine the extent to which existing knowledge from the literature on virtual teams (VTs) spanning two decades can be used to inform how leadership can be [...]
There is limited understanding about how digital health platforms can establish and develop professionalism in developing countries, especially where continuous professional development opportunities are scarce or under-developed. Our research illustrates how this can be achieved by drawing on a qualitative study of a non-profit platform, MedicineAfrica, that is dedicated [...]