An Analysis of Information Overload Components, Sources, Frequency, Effect on Performance and Coping Strategies utilized by Full-Time Undergraduate University Students
The results of the study indicate that the students’ definitions of information overload contain primarily volume and time constraint components, the primary source is classes, it occurs often, has a negative effect on class work, results in loss of time and reduces efficiency for the students. The majority of the students utilize coping strategies of prioritizing work, organizing work and taking a break when they experience information overload.
School Location:USA - North Carolina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:information overload management society personal
Date of Publication:11/18/2005