ICT use for collaborative work in teams or projects

Definition

Share of people in work who state that the Internet is important to them for working together in teams or projects with people based in (a) same region, (b) outside of the region, but same country, (c) a foreign country

Unit of observation

Total population in paid work.

Reporting unit

Total population in paid work.

Operationalisation

Survey question, as piloted in TRANSFORM: “How important would you say are the following uses of the Internet for your ability to carry out your job?

  1. To communicate (via e-mails, chat or instant message) with people located in the same region.
  2. To communicate (via e-mails, chat or instant message) with people located outside of the region.
  3. To communicate (via e-mails, chat or instant message) with people located abroad.
  4. To look for work related information in general.
  5. To look for work related information from your region, city or neighbourhood.
  6. To work together in teams or projects with people located in the same region.
  7. To work together in teams or projects with people located outside of the region but within your country.
  8. To work together in teams or projects with people located abroad.

(10-point scale with 1 = essential, and 10 = not important at all)

Complementary indicators

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Relation to existing indicators

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Methodological issues concerning application of the indicator

The questionnaire modules a number of possibilities for analysing communication and collaboration activities according to location of the work partners.

Links

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