Research: Performance Measurement, Evaluation, and Information Systems.
Background: According to Sharda (2015), IS make it possible to evaluate actual performance data against reams of standard and historical data, often by using models and simulations. Monitoring work can take on a completely new meaning with the use of information technologies. IS make it possible to collect such data as the number of keystrokes, the precise time spent on a task, exactly who was contacted, and the specific data that passed through the process.
Reference: Sharda, R., Delen, Dursun, Turban, E., Aronson, J. E., Liang, T-P., & King, D. (2015). Business Intelligence and Analytics: Systems for Decision Support. 10th Edition. By PEARSON Education. Inc.
Assignment: With reference to the background statement above, is monitoring an employee’s work on a computer a desirable or undesirable activity from a manager’s perspective? From the employee’s perspective? How does the organization’s culture impact your position? Defend your position.
Your research paper should be at least 3 pages (800 words), double-spaced, have at least 4 APA references, and typed in an easy-to-read font in MS Word (other word processors are fine to use but save it in MS Word format). Your cover page should contain the following: Title, Student’s name, University’s name, Course name, Course number, Professor’s name, and Date.