Why Smartphone Breaks At Work Aren’t Such A Bad Idea

In that cubicle by the water cooler you see him: your employee, on your dime, tilted back in that pricey Herman Miller chair, his personal smartphone in hand. Judging by the furrowed brow, you’d guess it’s a hot game of Words With Friends.

Which do you do?

1. Chastise him.
2. Ignore him.
3. Give him a smile and a thumbs-up, and suggest he keep playing.

Yeah, it’s kind of a trick question. Because according to new researchfrom Kansas State University, the answer is No. 3.”

Learn more from NPR.

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