“ Research has found that smart phones are affecting productivity, communication in the work place, social engagement, and have an effect in education”. Do you agree with this statement? SMART PHONES!!!!!!!
What is a smart phone????
A smart phone is a mobile phone offering advanced capabilities
Smart phone is a wireless phone with text and Internet usage.
A smart phone is a small, all-in-one devices that is used for communication and computing functions.
Smart phones allow users to choose the applications that they want to install and use.
Smart phones help improve business productivity. Smart phones and Work!!
Perform jobs from almost everywhere
Internet access technology improves work-life balance
Better and fast communication
Access to internet,email and companies data now
Smart phones and Education…
Access research faster…
Spelling and grammar corrected..
Students can have access to virtual textbooks..
Access online sources and education websites
Minimize amount of work and time!!
Flexible (small weighted)
Can share information with other students.
Negative Effects of Smart phones…
Distracts work at office or school
More time spent on social networks
MORE ENTERTAINMENT LESS WORK!!!
Encourage bullying and hazing at school
Smart phones disturb productivity EVERYWHERE..
Figure 1; This diagram states the negative and positive effects of smart phones at work and school. STATISTICS…
Different types of Smart phones!! There are different types of SMART PHONES today that vary in name. Eg Blackberry
Smart phones and Social engagement!!
Able to communicate to friends and family
Access to social network
Reconnect with old friends.
More time wasted on social networks.
Adapt western culture.
Conclusion… Smart phone have a huge impact on our environments. Their affect us both positive and negative. The advancement of technology is creating work to be easy but also damages our work capacities.In summary my stance stands to say it affects us both ways both positive and negative. Nondumiso Mbatha.