On a typical workday, more than 75 percent of senior executives and managers have an hour or less of uninterrupted time, and more than 25 percent have less than a half-hour, according to a new nationwide survey conducted by NFI Research. Of the individuals surveyed, two-thirds said that they are distracted 11 to 40 times a day, while a third said their interruptions number 21 or more.
Sounds like a typical stay-at-home parent with a young child (or two or three...)
Writing about the survey results on Darwinmag.com, syndicated columnist and author Chuck Martin reports that, while interruptions take on various forms (phone calls, questions from subordinates, pages, etc.), e-mail was the form most cited in write-in comments.
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posted by Chris Kennedy @ Sunday, February 05, 2006,