SMART PHONES<br />ARE THEY A BLESSING….OR A CURSE?<br />
“Research Has Found That Smart Phones Are Affecting Productivity, Communication In The Work Place, Social Engagement, And Have An Effect On Education”. Do You Agree With This Statement? “<br /><ul><li>To a certain extent I do agree with this statement.
In our modern society, social dwarfism has re-settled due to the excessive use of smart phones.
I ,however, don’t agree, because smart phones do aid us far better these days, than they ever have before.</li></li></ul><li>IN SCHOOL:<br /><ul><li>Yes they do. Although students claim to use their phones for school purposes, it distracts them as well as fellow students and teachers.
No they don’t. in today's business environment, businesses require their employees to be available at all times.
Smart phones makes communication easier and more efficient. It also allows easy access to email and other business information.</li></ul>DO SMART PHONES AFFECT PRODUCTIVITY ?<br />IN THE WORKPLACE:<br />
Communication in the work place:<br /><ul><li>Users of smart phones can always be up to date with what's happening in and around the workplace.
However, cyber social circles are formed causing texting to become the main form of communication.
This is a disadvantage because one can loose social development, and eventually loose knowledge of how to interact with others in person.
Texting has become the preferred means of communication. This is leading to lack of social skills due to the fact that people text excessively.</li></li></ul><li>THE SMART PHONE BOOM<br /><ul><li>Due to the growing market of smart phones, not only are young adults and teenagers making use of them, adults are catching the ‘smart phone fever’ too.
Business men and women especially make use of smart phones in conjunction with laptops.
Smart phones make business life easier. But the fact that adults are indulging in the smart phone mania makes one aware of how times have changed.
There is ,therefore, a lack of social gathering, due to smart phone social networks.</li></li></ul><li>MOBILE BEHAVIOR IN UNITED STATES.<br />