Are social network fanatics less ethical?

Originally posted on Gigaom:

If asked to imagine the possible drawbacks of our seemingly ever-increasing impulse to connect online via social networks, most of us would probably suggest the dubious, time-wasting attractions of the likes of FarmVille or even the relationship-ruining potential of these services (one in three divorces in the UK last year cited Facebook). But a new survey suggests another more-surprising possible drawback of heavy social network use: lower ethical standards.

The 2011 National Business Ethics Survey is the seventh such report published periodically by the Ethics Resource Center, but this year’s edition turned up something unexpected. According ERC, “active social networkers,” which the organization defines as those who spend at least 30 percent of their workdays on social networking activities and who make up about 11 percent of employees who engage in social networking,

are much more likely than non-networking colleagues to accept behaviors that have traditionally been considered…

View original 277 more words

About these ads

About plerudulier

Primarily interested in interacting and engaging with people about issues related to profession but also charity, environment, ... you get the idea.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

blksthl

Mostly what I know about SharePoint - CommunicoCuspis

Le think tank de l'hôpital public

Just another WordPress.com site

Patrice Maktav

Trash Poète / Actor / Singer / Storyteller / Novelist / Song Writer / Monster / Freak

Soir Américain

Nous ne sommes pas une parodie de French Morning

Bertrand Calenge : carnet de notes

promenades dans les bibliothèques au XXIe siècle

Pierre Levy's Blog

Various thoughts and papers in french and english

TIME

Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews

Page Six

Celebrity News, Gossip & Fashion

Lost in London

Blog sur Londres: pépites, adresses, découvertes et autres trésors.

On Web Strategy | Dion Hinchcliffe

Notes on Internet and Business Convergence

Sylvain Deville

Academic research, materials science, publishing, science communication, and chocolate

Pierre GEHANNE Barneville-Carteret Perspectives

Barneville - Carteret, une bien jolie station. Sous le soleil ou sous la pluie, dans le vent ou les embruns, je sens vraiment que je vis!

Des fois jsuis parano

Délires névro-psychotiques

Eduk Actus

L'actualité piquante en éducation

Explorations of Style

A Blog about Academic Writing

What an Amazing World!

seeing, feeling and exploring places and cultures of the world

marco toselli

@marcotose

Nicolas Le Gland

Yet another WordPress.com blog

no handed

Cathy Hope

Sciencesenviro - Les sciences et l'écologie vulgarisées pour tous

Les sciences et l'écologie vulgarisées pour tous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 38 other followers

%d bloggers like this: