Smart phones and society

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Smart phones and society

  1. 1. Smart phones<br />
  2. 2. Smart phones purchased yearly<br /><ul><li>About 131 million purchased in 2008
  3. 3. In 2009, this number increased to over 180 million
  4. 4. This number is expected to exceed 1 billion in 2014</li></li></ul><li>Smart phones, good or bad???<br />
  5. 5. smartphones are affecting the society more negatively then positively<br />
  6. 6. Workplace communication is becoming unreliable<br />Productivity is decresing<br />How???<br />Coming in the way of education<br />Social skills are becoming poorer<br />
  7. 7. Research tell us that…..<br />
  8. 8. Smartphone, hinderance to management productivity?<br /><ul><li>Francis Wade states that companies spend millions on insurance of employees who have been in car crashes, caused by texting and driving, thus decreasing productivity</li></li></ul><li>…Francis wade concludes that productivity losses occur due to bad cellphone habits<br />
  9. 9. Reduced workplace communication??<br />Level of communication without smart phone usage<br />Level of communication with smart phone usage<br />
  10. 10. Francis Wade research findings:<br /><ul><li>Increasing number of smart phone users means increasing number of e-mails per employee.
  11. 11. Large volumes of e-mails causes jamming and unresponsiveness of the employees. Communication cylcle breaks .
  12. 12. Feedback is not recieved</li></li></ul><li>Social engagement<br />Usage of smart phones brings about bad social manners.<br />Addicts of smart phones may suffer from social anxiety when deprived of their phone<br />
  13. 13. Education<br />
  14. 14. Considered a class disturbance<br />Increased cheating rates<br />Writing skills decreasing due to texting language<br />
  15. 15. Conclusion<br />In general, we conclude that smart phones bring about:<br /><ul><li>A decrease in productivity
  16. 16. Inconsistent workplace communication
  17. 17. Decrease in educational standards
  18. 18. Poor social engagement</li></ul>+<br /> society today<br /> =<br />

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