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The Complementarities between Information Technologies Use, New Organizational Practices and Employees' Contextual Performance: Evidence from Europe in 2005 and 2010

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  • Adel Ben Youssef

    (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
    GREDEG CNRS)

  • Ludivine Martin

    (CEPS/INSTEAD – Luxembourg
    CREM-CNRS Université de Rennes 1)

  • Nessrine Omrani

    (Ecole Polytechnique & ADIS
    Université Paris Sud)

Abstract

This article investigates the relationship between Internet and computer use, new organizational practices and workers’ contextual performance in the European context. Our empirical results are based on data about more than 11,000 employees from 16 European countries in 2005 and more than 16,000 in 2010. First, we find asymmetric effects of IT use. Internet use is, indeed, positively related to all aspects of contextual performance in 2010, while computer use has been positively associated with contextual performance in 2005 but not in 2010. Second, we find that most of the considered new organizational practices have a positive relationship with employees’ contextual performance.

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  • Adel Ben Youssef & Ludivine Martin & Nessrine Omrani, 2014. "The Complementarities between Information Technologies Use, New Organizational Practices and Employees' Contextual Performance: Evidence from Europe in 2005 and 2010," GREDEG Working Papers 2014-27, Groupe de REcherche en Droit, Economie, Gestion (GREDEG CNRS), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.
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    Keywords

    Contextual Performance; Information Technologies; New Organizational Practices; European workers;

    JEL classification:

    • J81 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - Working Conditions
    • M12 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Personnel Management; Executives; Executive Compensation
    • M54 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Labor Management
    • L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production

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