Why Smartphone Breaks At Work Aren’t Such A Bad Idea
“In that cubicle by the water cooler you see him: your employee, on your dime, tilted back in that pricey Herman Miller chair, his personal smartphone in hand. Judging by the furrowed brow, you’d guess it’s a hot game of Words With Friends.
Which do you do?
1. Chastise him. 2. Ignore him. 3. Give him a smile and a thumbs-up, and suggest he keep playing.
Yeah, it’s kind of a trick question. Because according to new researchfrom Kansas State University, the answer is No. 3.”