Reducing Interruptions at Work: A Large-Scale Field Study of FlowLight

  title={Reducing Interruptions at Work: A Large-Scale Field Study of FlowLight},
  author={Manuela Z{\"u}ger and Christopher S. Corley and Andr{\'e} N. Meyer and Boyang Li and Thomas Fritz and David C. Shepherd and Vinay Augustine and Patrick Francis and Nicholas A. Kraft and Will Snipes},
Due to the high number and cost of interruptions at work, several approaches have been suggested to reduce this cost for knowledge workers. These approaches predominantly focus either on a manual and physical indicator, such as headphones or a closed office door, or on the automatic measure of a worker's interruptibilty in combination with a computer-based indicator. Little is known about the combination of a physical indicator with an automatic interruptibility measure and its long-term impact… CONTINUE READING
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