A new study from the University of Melbourne shows that workers who spend less than 20 percent of their office time to take "short and unobtrusive breaks" to surf personal, less productive sites were 9 percent more productive than those who tried to tirelessly keep their nose to the grindstone. We've long been keen on buckling down for a productive dash, followed by a little break, so an 80/20 split seems pretty reasonable. Maybe the best part of this study, though, is the coining of the acronym WILB, for "Workplace internet leisure browsing." [Wired via Reuters]
"Internet Leisure Browsing" Is A Helpful Distraction, Study Says
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