In theory, you should be paying full attention in office meetings. In reality, it’s often tempting to pull out your phone and check your emails and texts. Do you succumb?
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A recent study in the US suggests that men are more tolerant of mobile phone usage in meetings than women. There’s also a clear age pattern: the younger you are, the more likely you are to think that even answering a call during a meeting is acceptable.
Where do you sit on that scale?
Let us know where you think the line should be drawn in the comments.