Digital Brain Switch Project

Roby, Helen; Whiting, Rebecca; Symon, Gillian and Chamakiotis, Petros Digital Brain Switch Project.

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Data originates from a two year project examining the implications of digital technologies for work-life boundary management. Sample were 15 university students, 15 social entrepreneurs and 15 office workers across a range of institutions, organisations and contexts. Participants were recruited from a targeted invitation and all participated on a voluntary basis. Data consist of 45 week long video diaries consisting of instances of role transitions, textual transcription of simultaneous commentary and textual transcription of debriefing sessions. Additionally 45 hour long interview recordings and textual transcripts of further discussions of work-life issues, specifically work-life boundaries, work-life transitions and the effects of keeping video diaries.

Item Type: Research Dataset Record
Dataset Status: Finalised
Alternative Title: DBS
Dataset Access: On a password controlled secure server at the Open University
Access Restrictions: Dataset contains sensitive personal information - restricted to project team only
Collection Method: Data were collected through hand held video cameras and recorded semi-structured interviews
Processing: N/A
Start Date: 1 October 2013
End Date: 30 June 2015
Temporal Extent: N/A
Geographical Coverage: N/A
Retention Rule: 10 years from project end date
Retention Date: 31 August 2025
Retention Action: Destroy
Keywords: Video diaries; selected transcripts of video diaries; interview transcripts; audio recordings of interviews
Academic Unit or School: Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ORO ID: 46687
Depositing User: Helen Roby
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2016 14:34
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2021 13:33

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