Numbers Don't Lie

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Idle hands

According to a 2005 survey conducted by Siroto Survey Intelligence (Purchase, N.Y.), employees with 'too little work' were 43% satisfied with their jobs; for people with 'too much work' to do, the satisfaction rate is 60%.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Moses said...

Have you read "Freakonomics"? You would dig it ;)

9:38 PM

 
Blogger Cassy said...

I believe it. I hate being bored. With a passion. Would much rather have too much to do.

Better to burn out than rust out, anyday.

9:40 PM

 
Blogger Frobbery Mike said...

60% of people are too busy to complain. Makes sense. Keep 'em coming...

5:49 PM

 
Anonymous Milan said...

I deeply agree, i hate boring work that doesn´t mean any challenge, I love thinking how to handle new situations...

By the way, if you love numbers you should read "e: the story of a number".

6:03 PM

 

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