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‘All Play And No Work’ Attitude Biggest Time Waster Say Business Owners

‘All Play And No Work’ Attitude Biggest Time Waster Say Business Owners

A fun and playful office atmosphere is one of the biggest time wasters in business, according to a report by BrightHR. The survey of 2,000 UK enterprise owners revealed that just 4% of respondents bother to have fun with colleagues, with 28% believing such an attitude would slow productivity down more than anything else. HR administration (31%) and office politics (29%) were also cited as other major burdens affecting output, with the education, sales, media and marketing and professional services industries suffering the most. It’s suggested that this view could be a misunderstanding on behalf of the employer, however, with 63% of those surveyed believing that the top attribute of an engaged worker is being fully committed to achieving results. This is despite the fact that only 8% regula... »