There is no escape

Work Study

ISSN: 0043-8022

Article publication date: 1 April 2000

Citation

(2000), "There is no escape", Work Study, Vol. 49 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/ws.2000.07949baa.004

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2000, MCB UP Limited


There is no escape

A recent study by Pitney-Bowes highlighted the increasing number of messages handled at home to do with work-related issues. No longer does the journey home signal the end of the working day. The (almost) ubiquitous mobile phone and e-mail mean that people are always in touch. Technology has its benefits but it has to be managed. It should not end up ruling our lives - but it very probably will!