Smartphones, laptops help employees boost productivity: survey

Smartphones, laptops help employees boost productivity: survey
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First Published: Mon, Jun 29 2009. 06 44 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Jun 29 2009. 06 44 PM IST
New Delhi: Majority of the employees in the Asia-Pacific region feel that new technology devices like smartphones and laptops have boosted their productivity, says a survey.
According to a recent survey conducted by global workforce solutions provider Kelly Services, 62% of employees in the Asia-Pacific region said that their work productivity is “much better” due to new technology devices.
About 24% felt that their productivity was “slightly better” with such technologies.
The survey revealed that 75% of the respondents worldwide consider the opportunity provided by devices such as smartphones and laptops to remain in constant contact with work, as a positive development.
About 1,00,000 people in 34 countries covering North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, participated in the survey.
George Corona, who is Kelly Services’ executive vice president and chief operating officer said that the spread of mobile technologies is transforming the way that people interact with their work and their attitudes towards employment.
“There is an overwhelming view that the technology provides greater flexibility in working arrangements, and a better balance between work and personal life,” Corona said.
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First Published: Mon, Jun 29 2009. 06 44 PM IST