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When task switching becomes the norm

For many corporations, task switching has become a requirement of the job.

  • One study points out that time spent on collaborative activities has increased by 50% over the past two decades.
  • Open office floor plans are still common, but the interruptions make it difficult for teams to get work done.
  • One survey shows that workers spend an average of six hours on email a day.
  • Meetings still take up 15% of companies' time.
  • Slack found that people spent an average of 10 hours a day in the app.

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