"On Cyberslacking: Workplace Status and Personal Internet Use at Work".
"Personal Internet use at work: Understanding cyberslacking".
Definitions of cyberloafing construct Term Definition "any voluntary act of employees using their companies' Internet access during office hours to Cyberloafing surf nonwork related Web sites for nonwork purposes, and access (including receiving and sending) nonworkrelated email" "voluntary online Web behaviors during work Personal Web time using any of the organization's resources for Usage activities outside current customary job/work requirements" "extensive personal use of the Internet at work" Cyberslacking "the overuse of the Internet in the workplace for purposes other than work" Term Authors Cyberloafing Lim, Teo & Loo, 2002, p.67 Anandarajan & Personal Web Simmers, 2004, p.19 Usage Lee, Lee, & Kim, 2004, p.32 Cyberslacking Whitty & Carr, 2006, p.237 Table 2.
Fifty-four degree candidates (38%) fully agreed with the study's assertion that any correspondence during the defined school day should be considered "cyberslacking" and should not be permissible.
"Cyberslacking" in the classroom is costly to schools in terms of resources and productivity with lost time interacting with students or planning for instruction.
The high cost of cyberslacking. Workforce, 79(12), December, 22-24.
Cyberslacking! A liability issue for wired workplaces.
Employees spend up to a fifth of their working day cyberslacking
, studies claim.
A new generation of cyberslacking workers are multishirking by spending hours a day frittering away time online.
This paper will define cyberslacking, discuss Internet abuse, define Internet Addiction, describe the reasons for concern, delineate the costs to organizations, and describe what managers can do to limit cyberslacking in their organizations.