‘MAD’ ABOUT THE COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT?
Minutes per workday employees say they spend on sports-related activities during the college basketball playoffs: 25.5
That’s a total of 6 hours during the tournament!
How employees feel about celebrating sports events like March Madness at work:
|46% It’s a slam dunk. I love being able to keep up with sports and bond with coworkers.|
|33% I’m on the sidelines. I’m not particularly into sports, but I’m OK playing along with activities|
|21% It deserves a foul. I’d rather just focus on work and not celebrate sports.|
Common workplace behaviors around major sporting events, according to managers:
|Employees taking time to check game scores and team rankings: 62%|
|Increase in the frequency of sports talk at work: 59%|
|Sports-themed office or workspace decorations: 55%|
|Employees wearing team jerseys or other fan attire: 48%|
(Multiple responses allowed)
Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 1,011 workers and 306 senior managers in the United States
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