‘MAD’ ABOUT SPORTS AT WORK?
Minutes per workday employees say they spend on sports-related activities during the college basketball playoffs: 8.5
That’s a total of 2 hours during the tournament
|How employees feel about celebrating sports events like March Madness at work:|
|It’s a slam dunk. I love being able to keep up with sports and bond with coworkers. 22%|
|I’m on the sidelines. I’m not particularly into sports, but I’m OK playing along with activities. 45%|
|It deserves a foul. I’d rather just focus on work and not celebrate sports. 33%|
|Common workplace behaviors around major sporting events, according to managers:|
|Increase in the frequency of sports talk at work: 50%|
|Employees taking time to check game scores and team rankings: 29%|
|Sports-themed office or workspace decorations: 28%|
|Employees wearing team jerseys or other fan attire: 26%|
(Multiple responses allowed)
Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 1,000 workers and 301 senior managers in Canada
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