An assessment of parents happiness and awareness of the effects of mobile devices on children social communication behaviours in Oman

Jalila Al-Balushi, Hafedh Al-Shihi

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Abstract

This research aimed to assess the impacts of mobile devices on children's social communication behaviours in Oman. It endeavored to examine parents' awareness of the risks of mobile devices on children, and their happiness about their children uses of the mobile devices. To achieve this, the research carried out an exploratory case study on the Omani parents to assess their perspective on the effects of mobile devices on their children social communication behaviours. A detailed treatment of Parents Awareness and Happiness and their related predictors is presented using advance neural networks analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 27th International Business Information Management Association Conference - Innovation Management and Education Excellence Vision 2020
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Regional Development Sustainability to Global Economic Growth, IBIMA 2016
PublisherInternational Business Information Management Association, IBIMA
Pages3479-3497
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9780986041969
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event27th International Business Information Management Association Conference - Innovation Management and Education Excellence Vision 2020: From Regional Development Sustainability to Global Economic Growth, IBIMA 2016 - Milan, Italy
Duration: May 4 2016May 5 2016

Other

Other27th International Business Information Management Association Conference - Innovation Management and Education Excellence Vision 2020: From Regional Development Sustainability to Global Economic Growth, IBIMA 2016
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period5/4/165/5/16

Keywords

  • Children
  • Mobile effects
  • Parents
  • Social communication

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems and Management
  • Business and International Management
  • Management Information Systems

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    Al-Balushi, J., & Al-Shihi, H. (2016). An assessment of parents happiness and awareness of the effects of mobile devices on children social communication behaviours in Oman. In Proceedings of the 27th International Business Information Management Association Conference - Innovation Management and Education Excellence Vision 2020: From Regional Development Sustainability to Global Economic Growth, IBIMA 2016 (pp. 3479-3497). International Business Information Management Association, IBIMA.