Self-Reported Mobile Phone Use & Workplace Productivity between Age Groups

  title={Self-Reported Mobile Phone Use \& Workplace Productivity between Age Groups},
  author={Jyotsna Mirle Kalavar and Joshua Swinehart},
This study explored the relationship between self-reported mobile phone for personal use during working hours and employee productivity in the workplace by different age groups. Eighty-five people participated in an online survey at a regional campus of a major university. A small percentage of participants (12%) indicated that they had jobs that required the use of a smartphone. Duration and frequency of mobile phone use was examined in the context of respondent’s age and self-perceived… 

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