Lost sleep and cyberloafing: Evidence from the laboratory and a daylight saving time quasi-experiment.

  title={Lost sleep and cyberloafing: Evidence from the laboratory and a daylight saving time quasi-experiment.},
  author={D. T. Wagner and Christopher M. Barnes and V. Lim and D. L. Ferris},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={97 5},
  • D. T. Wagner, Christopher M. Barnes, +1 author D. L. Ferris
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of applied psychology
  • The Internet is a powerful tool that has changed the way people work. However, the ubiquity of the Internet has led to a new workplace threat to productivity-cyberloafing. Building on the ego depletion model of self-regulation, we examine how lost and low-quality sleep influence employee cyberloafing behaviors and how individual differences in conscientiousness moderate these effects. We also demonstrate that the shift to Daylight Saving Time (DST) results in a dramatic increase in cyberloafing… CONTINUE READING
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