Bridging design practice experience and the scholarly culture, this research explores the focus (concentration) work of mobile knowledge workers who gather, interpret and transform information for business purposes. Offered the choice:
Where are these mobile knowledge workers getting their focus work done?
Why, how and when are they selecting these locations?
What physical, operational or social attributes are important in selecting these locations?
Do these location decisions vary by generational cohort?
This study seeks to identify patterns relating to how or where office workers do their focus work. These scholarly video abstracts, in the form of short movies, provide a rigorous, valid, reliable method to present research, enabling the viewer new ways to engage with the study findings.
Research Findings 1: Methodology & Focus Work
Research Findings 2: Location & Technology Factors
Research Findings 3: Job Description & Personality
Research Findings 4: Summary & Practical Applications