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Can Workplace Surveillance be Productive?

By Koh Wanzi

We’ve looked at the possible negative repercussions of workplace surveillance before. However, there might just be an upside to monitoring worker activity – being able to objectively quantify productivity can help companies tweak their productivity-boosting measures and promote the most efficient employees. While the issue of privacy will never go away, when carried out judiciously, workplace surveillance can help companies find out what works and what doesn’t. (Read More Here!)

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Should Big Boss Be Watching You?

By: Gerald Goh

Employee privacy in the workplace is a thorny issue, as there are few, if any, laws governing precisely what companies can and cannot do with when monitoring their employees.

Some privacy-infringing measures utilised by companies include the installation of close-circuit cameras (CCTVs) to monitor employees, as well as the tracking of phone conversations, instant messaging and emails in the office.

But are these measures justified, or even worthwhile?

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