TITLE

Trusting staff to surf sensibly boosts morale

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
People Management;1/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of having an Internet usage policy based on trust on employee morale at BDO Stoy Hayward. The human resources partner for the accountancy firm's Thames Valley office in Reading, England has found that having an Internet usage policy based on trust rather than on banning individual Websites has had a "surprisingly positive" impact on employee morale and engagement. All employees of BDO signed an electronic assets policy when they join the firm, which covers areas such as Internet use, downloading, email and software.
ACCESSION #
29415853

 

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