Freedom to Surf
Dr Brent Coker explores workers' right to surf the internet.

Dr Brent Coker explores workers' right to surf the internet.

Surfing the net at work for pleasure actually increases our concentration levels and helps make a more productive workforce, according to a new University of Melbourne study.

Dr Brent Coker, from the Department of Management and Marketing, says that workers who engage in ‘Workplace Internet Leisure Browsing’ (WILB) are up to 9% more productive than those who don’t, provided they spend less than 20% of their workday on the web.

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