TITLE

OUT OF SITE, OUT OF MIND

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, James; James, Chris
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
People Management;8/23/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article recommends how employers can enforce ways to prevent the use of social networking sites in the workplace. In Great Britain, it was reported on the "Evening Standard" that more than two-thirds of companies in London, England bans and restricts the use of Facebook because employees were spending too much time on them. Employees should be made aware that the use of the Internet may be monitored.
ACCESSION #
26503875

 

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