Title

Impact of smartphones on society

Degree

Master of Business Administration Executive

Faculty / School

Faculty of Business Administration (FBA)

Year of Award

Spring 2020

Project Type

MBA Executive Research Project

Access Type

Restricted Access

Keywords

Telecommunication, Mobile industry Social behavior

Executive Summary

The research sets to study the theories and studies on social behavior and media and how smartphone usage affects the user habits, behavior, interactions, dependency towards the smartphones, co-present situations and social norms. The research findings indicate that the smartphone capabilities and expectancy of constant availability can create an addiction which leads to excessive use of the handheld device.Research shows that the smartphone's capabilities of convenience are also giving birth to a rather negative social tendency and that the constant availability can increase the daily level of stress. Methodology: The research was conducted in form of online survey.

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