Cyberslacking

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Definition: Cyberslacking


Quick Summary of Cyberslacking


Cyberslacking is a term used to describe the increased use of the internet on company computers by employees for their personal use or entertainment.



What is the dictionary definition of Cyberslacking?

Dictionary Definition


informal Use of the Internet during work hours for unrelated tasks

(also US goldbricking)


Full Definition of Cyberslacking


Cyberslacking refers to an employee’s use of work computers and other resources during work hours for non-work-related purposes. When an employee is cyberslacking, he or she will generally use these resources for personal affairs and for entertainment purposes.

The practice, which accelerated with the advent of broadband internet connections, is estimated to cost employers over $1 billion a year in lost productivity, added security costs, and staff replacement.


Synonyms For Cyberslacking


cyberloafing, goldbricking, cyberbludging, internet surfing at work, avoiding work

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Cyberslacking are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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