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Workplace / Digital Distractions #997377

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 10, 2011
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The role of digital distractions in the workplace reported; statistics cited.

(New York: Jon LaPook) An experiment at an architectural firm in limiting the use of e-mail and Internet to increase job productivity examined. [Architect Deborah BERKE††- describes what happened in the office due to texting distractions.] ["The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains" author Nicholas CARR†- states the concern that people are not getting quality work done due to interruptions; calls for tempering compulsive checking of messages.] [Three WORKERS - react to the rules.]

Mitchell, Russ;
LaPook, Jon

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