Wearables at Work – A Nudge to Improve Productivity? |

Many businesses are giving their employees wearable devices as a way of nudging workers to become more active and ultimately lower the cost of absenteeism and raise productivity. But how much of our personal information if any should we will be willing to share with employers? David Grossman reports for Newsnight. Teachers of a certain vintage will remember using ‘time and motion’ studies as examples of monitoring employees – technology has moved on from the stopwatch and clipboard but the motives seem eerily familiar.

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2mJrMjv

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s