The theme for today is apparently working at the office, considering this post and the previous about bad bosses. According to calculations from a survey conducted by Microsoft, a five-day work week contains only three days of productivity, on average.
What were the biggest time wasters? Ineffective meetings, lack of communication, unclear objectives and priorities, and procrastination all figured in to contribute to the productivity score of 72 percent for women and 71 percent for men.
Perhaps if we all spent less time searching the internet for topics to blog about, we’d be able to concentrate on our responsibilities. :>
Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published March 16, 2005. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @flexo on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.