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Wearables at Work - A Nudge to Improve Productivity?

Geoff Riley

20th March 2017

Many businesses are giving their employees wearable devices as a way of nudging workers to become more active and ultimately lower the cost of absenteeism and raise productivity. But how much of our personal information if any should we will be willing to share with employers? David Grossman reports for Newsnight. Teachers of a certain vintage will remember using 'time and motion' studies as examples of monitoring employees - technology has moved on from the stopwatch and clipboard but the motives seem eerily familiar.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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