The Polychronic—Monochronic Tendency Model

  title={The Polychronic—Monochronic Tendency Model},
  author={Jay D. Lindquist and Carol Kaufman–Scarborough},
  journal={Time \& Society},
  pages={253 - 285}
Polychronicity has traditionally been defined as a form of behavior wherein a person engages in two or more activities during the same block of time, while monochronicity occurs when a person engages in one activity at a time. These concepts have become increasingly relevant in discussions of `time personality', worktime in the home, and technological impacts on time. Other underlying dimensions of polychronicity also exist, such as preferences and feelings towards whether to combine activities… 

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