Why the BlackBerry is the new bed partner

June 2008
People Management;6/12/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p9
The article reveals that more than half of business professionals take their BlackBerry or mobile telephone to bed with them in case they receive an important work call or electronic mail. According to a survey of 1,500 business professionals by Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, widespread use of mobile technology is encouraging longer and longer working days. Three-quarters of respondents claimed to work at least three hours' overtime a day, and 5 percent said they regularly worked 14-hour days because new technology made them constantly contactable.


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