The Digitization of the Individual

  in Special Issue   Posted on August 15, 2017

Information for the Special Issue

Special Issue Call for Papers:

Topics of interest for this Special Issue may focus on various aspects of this framework and may include
but are not limited to:



Digitization drivers and individual behavior in digitized environments, e.g.,
 Consumer choices of digitization tools
 Individual attitudes, preferences and behaviors in digitized environments
 Individual communication, consumption patterns and decision making in digitized environments
 Information sharing among individuals in digitized environments
 Micro (e.g., personality) and macro (e.g., government policies) perspectives on the digitization of
the individual
Positive and negative outcomes of digitization, e.g.,
 Effects of usage of new digital devices and services on individuals’ attitudes, behaviors, health
and performance
 Privacy and IT-security issues of the individual in private life
 Usage and effectiveness of consumer devices and services in businesses
 Fatigue, negative emotions, addiction and techno-stress associated with highly digitized
environments
 Effects of digitization on health and wellbeing
 Spill-over effects of the digitized individual on organizations
 Brain activation and structure changes associated with digitization
Development, exploitation and management of personal IS
 Individual’s information system architectures
 Development of solutions for individual use
 Accumulating technologies for creating a quantified-self
 Personal health devices and health management

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