In a world that's constantly driven by getting work done as quickly as possible and moving on to the next task, time management has become a major concern for employees, the business side, and especially CIOs. Companies around the globe are turning to their CIOs to find out what employees are doing that reduces their productivity and either arm them with the products that will increase their productivity, or stop them from engaging in the behavior that decreases it. With that in mind, OfficeTime.net, a company that sells time-tracking software, recently surveyed more than 600 people to determine their biggest productivity-killers in the office.
Number 6: The Standard Chitchat The water cooler strikes again: 16% of people say they talk with each other in non-business-related conversations. What's worse is 90% of those people say they're spending two hours each day chatting with coworkers.
This article was originally published on 07-05-2013