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A condition in which a benign skin disorder—e.g., an occupational dermatosis—is exacerbated by self-induced excoriation prior to a workman’s compensation review, to ensure that pension benefits will continue, rather returning to work

goldbricking

Benign self-mutilation Occupational medicine A condition in which a benign skin disorder–eg, an occupational dermatosis, is exacerbated by self-induced excoriation prior to a workman's compensation review, to ensure that pension benefits will continue, rather than be told to return to work
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With this, they can be aware of the types of cyberloafing which repeatedly occur.
Some of these terms include: personal web usage, cyberslacking and cyberloafing (as used in this study).
The main focus of cyberloafing literature is on identifying its categories.
The results of this bibliometric exercise indicate that although the topic of cyberloafing is an emerging concern in practice, research efforts, to date, are somewhat focused on a rather narrow range of topics or issues (Table 1).
Advances in the understanding and management of cyberloafing would be more forthcoming when researchers focus investigatory efforts on salient issues like personality dynamics, individual differences factors, corporate culture, and organizational values (see Liberman et al.
Cyberloafing at the workplace: Gain or drain on work?
The researchers said that employers can facilitate more self-regulation of their employees' cyberloafing if they encourage their employees to get a sufficient amount of sleep.
A study by Blanchard and Henle (2008) proposed the terms 'minor cyberloafing' and 'serious cyberloafing' and found that employees' perceptions of coworker and supervisor norms supporting cyberloafing are related to minor cyberloafing but not serious cyberloafing.
An additional study found that role stressors in organizations, including role ambiguity, role conflict, and role overload, had an impact on cyberloafing (Henle and Blanchard, 2008).
The Interaction of Work Stressors and Organizational Sanctions on Cyberloafing.
Previous research investigating cyberloafing is primarily descriptive (an exception is Lim, 2002).
It is important to empirically study cyberloafing because of its prevalence and detrimental consequences.