Book: Web surfing can benefit workers Saturday, November 8, 2003 Posted: 7:19 AM EST (1219 GMT) Story Tools (AP) -- A new book argues that, contrary to employers' beliefs, letting workers surf on the Web can yield some beneficial side effects.
Hi, In able to cure the side effect of drinking coffee, you need to take a lesson from those cultures involving with coffee -- coffee grower countries. Myself, I learned from Vietnamese people. One thick cup in the morning after breakfast. That's it. Too much porn you will age before your actual age, like smoking and alcohol. I wish that I still have the link available. Regards, MCao
Originally posted by Mark Herschberg: Book: Web surfing can benefit workers Saturday, November 8, 2003 Posted: 7:19 AM EST (1219 GMT) Story Tools (AP) -- A new book argues that, contrary to employers' beliefs, letting workers surf on the Web can yield some beneficial side effects.
When I've seen management come down hard on web-surfing it's not because it's a productivity problem. It's a control issue. Also because it 'looks bad'. Companies who make too much of this are showing that their management really doesn't have a clue. They used to run campaigns cutting the use of paper or paper clips. Now it's web-surfing....
It may not be long (20-30 yrs) before everyone can choose to have a Brain Internet wireless link. That should show the pointy-haired bosses! While not quite like having a new brain, the end of this century may see that.
What will be next ? UV Scanners for eyes, No fudgy image storing but the real thing. No more forgetfulness... regards [ November 11, 2003: Message edited by: HS Thomas ]
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I just completed an assignment which shows exactly how much web-surfing can help improve productivity. We're setting up Cactus-based in-container testing for a major project using JSP, servlets, and EJBs. I took over for another engineer who got hung up. I have every book available in the UK which discusses Cactus, which was enough to get me through the first major problem. But I ran into a Class Not Found error on Friday which stumped me for 1 1/2 days. Yesterday I devoted to googling various things and searching Java user BB's. I found a decent code example at length (the example at Jakarta Cactus was insufficient for my purposes) and solved the problem easily and quickly. Back in the pre-web days I suspect this would have taken me twice as long to sort this kind of problem. Plus I wound up learning a lot about JUnit and Cactus!
Joined: Apr 03, 2003
Hi, In my POV, I rather grant internet access to certain position in the company than every worker bees. It saves me money on variety of fronts, licenses, security, productive-time waste, etc. If the organization structures around internet, then I have no choice to let every worker bees access to internet and have sys admin to restrict their visit sites. Regards, MCao