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17 September 2010

Multitasking affects job satsfaction

People who like to multitask may be less likely to suffer job burnout, according to researchers who developed a new tool to measure a person's preference for multitasking.

People who like to multitask may be less likely to suffer job burnout, according to researchers who developed a new tool to measure a person's preference for multitasking.

"We found that individuals who prefer to work on multiple tasks simultaneously enjoy the experience of multitasking more. This finding may sound like common sense, but if we have a tool to assess who will enjoy multitasking and who will not, we may be able to do a better job of selecting employees who will flourish in jobs requiring multitasking."

 
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