Drumroll please............ new findings reveal that those who stay connected to work around the clock can hurt their well-being and their family lives (full read at Investors.com).
So there's all this talk going on about the "wireless leash syndrome."
And here's what the research has determined:
Accidents, anxiety, fistfights and wrecked marriages are being blamed on excessive cell phone and PDA use.Dr. Ken Siegel, president of Impact Group, a team of psychologists who consult on business management, says,
Companies should develop clear policies to protect staffers' mental health.Wow. I thought most companies already had a cellphone policy...
"Here's your cellphone. We're paying for it so you are expected to answer it 24 x 7."
According to the report, 38% of those polled believe they're spending too much time on their cell phones, laptop computers, PDAs and pagers.
In addition, 27% more say they don't think they have a problem, "but others may disagree."
In other words, nearly two-thirds of executives admit to having some kind of problem with themselves or others.
Well, you gotta love the data. It tells us what we already know, but I guess it's good to know that
Would love to write about this more, but an email just came through my BlackBerry.
"I have a problem and I'm not alone."