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Not using smartphones can improve productivity by 26%, says study

It unearthed a correlation between productivity levels & distance between participants and their smartphone

Shivani Shinde-Nadhe  |  Pune 

Smartphones might be helping employees keep in touch with colleagues and do urgent tasks on the move, but using these devices at workplace actually make people less productive, says a new study by the Universities of Würzburg and Nottingham-Trent. The study, commissioned by Kaspersky Lab, showed that employees’ performance improved 26 per cent when their smartphones were taken away. The experiment tested the behaviour of 95 persons between 19 and 56 years of age in laboratories at the universities of Würzburg and Nottingham-Trent. The experiment unearthed a correlation ...

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Not using smartphones can improve productivity by 26%, says study

It unearthed a correlation between productivity levels & distance between participants and their smartphone

It unearthed a correlation between productivity levels & distance between participants and their smartphone Smartphones might be helping employees keep in touch with colleagues and do urgent tasks on the move, but using these devices at workplace actually make people less productive, says a new study by the Universities of Würzburg and Nottingham-Trent. The study, commissioned by Kaspersky Lab, showed that employees’ performance improved 26 per cent when their smartphones were taken away. The experiment tested the behaviour of 95 persons between 19 and 56 years of age in laboratories at the universities of Würzburg and Nottingham-Trent. The experiment unearthed a correlation ... image
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Not using smartphones can improve productivity by 26%, says study

It unearthed a correlation between productivity levels & distance between participants and their smartphone

Smartphones might be helping employees keep in touch with colleagues and do urgent tasks on the move, but using these devices at workplace actually make people less productive, says a new study by the Universities of Würzburg and Nottingham-Trent. The study, commissioned by Kaspersky Lab, showed that employees’ performance improved 26 per cent when their smartphones were taken away. The experiment tested the behaviour of 95 persons between 19 and 56 years of age in laboratories at the universities of Würzburg and Nottingham-Trent. The experiment unearthed a correlation ...

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