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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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This paper will define cyberslacking, discuss Internet abuse, define Internet Addiction, describe the reasons for concern, delineate the costs to organizations, and describe what managers can do to limit cyberslacking in their organizations.
Cyberslacking involves visiting pornographic sites and news sites, shopping, stock trading, vacation planning, gaming, chatting or engaging in any general non-business Internet activity on company time using company resources In addition, this practice includes looking for a new job on the internet, comparing present salaries and working conditions with that available elsewhere purely as a matter of curiosity, doing homework on company time, and exchanging e-mail with friends and family(Block, 2001).
That number is predicted to rise to 272 million by 2004, making cyberslacking a potentially enormous strain on corporate resources (Deane, 2000).
Cyberslacking clogs up network access, making it difficult for diligent employees to do their jobs (New software, 2000).
5 billion annually for internet access, with at least $1 billion being attributed to employees' personal and cyberslacking activities.