After-Hour Correspondence

After-Hour Correspondence

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Religious Freedom, Millennium Photograph, Civil War

Episode: Religious Freedom, Millennium Photograph, Civil War

  • Apr 6, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 15:51 mins

Guest: Marcus Butts, lead researcher of study and associate professor of Management at the University of Texas at Arlington  Smartphones and remote access to the company network have changed the way we work. We are always connected - and many employees, it turns out, actually get angry when they get a work email at home after hours. A new study of more than 300 working adults published in the Academy of Management Journal explains the perils of the increasingly common corporate policy that employees are essentially always on call and expected to check email. There are obvious downsides, but some surprising upsides, too.