Some of these terms include: personal web usage, cyberslacking
and cyberloafing (as used in this study).
We suggest new studies on individuals' behavior toward cyberslacking
, employee's privacy and use of communication means offered by organizations.
Early studies of cyberslacking
and cyberloafing assumed that employee behavior was entirely negative and needed to be eliminated through some means.
at work continues to threaten productivity: Survey zeroes in on newest 'internet distractions.
Some companies, which spend millions on web access, have fired workers for cyberslacking
, citing concerns about inappropriate activities.
Personal e-mail traffic is predicted to rise a further 28pc this Christmas and Open Orchard - a BT group business offering web and e-mail monitoring systems - says this cyberslacking
will cost medium-sized companies in Wales pounds 8m and could endanger both jobs and businesses.