Distracted by March Madness?

By Robert Half March 2, 2016 at 5:13am

Distracted by March Madness?

Managers who feel March Madness activities in the workplace have a positive impact on employee morale:

2016: 32%
2015: 50%

Managers who feel March Madness activities have a positive impact on employee productivity:

2016: 22%
2015: 36%

Percentage of employees who are distracted from work by major sporting events:

2016: 38
2011: 20

Source: OfficeTeam surveys of more than 300 senior managers in 2015 and 2016, more than 500 workers in 2016, and more than 400 workers in 2011 in the United States

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