Knowledge@SMU

Authors

Knowledge@SMU

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

6-2012

Abstract

While most people will agree that the internet has given rise to greater efficiency and productivity, there are concerns that these technologies increasingly represent a threat to the workplace – as an instrument for distraction and loafing around. What might influence people to submit to the temptations of news, entertainment and social networking sites, and to avoid work? SMU assistant professor David T. Wagner studied internet traffic patterns to find out more.

Disciplines

Business | Human Resources Management

Copyright Owner and Holder

Copyright © Singapore Management University 2012

Article ID

1430

Subject(s)

Human Resources

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