Correlates of different forms of cyberloafing: The role of norms and external locus of control

@article{Blanchard2008CorrelatesOD,
  title={Correlates of different forms of cyberloafing: The role of norms and external locus of control},
  author={Anita L. Blanchard and Christine A. Henle},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={1067-1084}
}
Cyberloafing is the personal use of email and the Internet while at work. The purpose of this study is to identify the different forms of cyberloafing and their antecedents. We propose that cyberloafing has two primary forms: minor cyberloafing (e.g., sending and receiving personal email at work) and serious cyberloafing (e.g., online gambling, surfing adult oriented web sites). Additionally, we hypothesize that employees’ perceptions of coworker and supervisor norms supporting cyberloafing are… CONTINUE READING

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