11. Productivity
By: Steve Krenzel
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Goofing Off

A study from the University of Melbourne concluded that allowing employees to spend time on personal affairs during the work day boosts productivity by up to 9%. This is something that those of us in the software world have known for a while, but now there is data to convince some of the more conservative organizations. An interesting point of view on the study is available here .

About the author
I'm Steve Krenzel, a software engineer and co-founder of Thinkfuse. Contact me at steve@thinkfuse.com.
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