Can Social Media Make Workers More Productive?

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Can Social Media Make Workers More Productive?

Guest Blog by Julie Urlaub, Taiga Company
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Can #SocialMedia Make Workers More Productive? http://bit.ly/1CJGufh via @Justmeans @TaigaCompany

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 8:00am

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Does social media make workers more productive?  According to a study from McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), there is a great deal of potential value in using social media “to enhance communications, knowledge sharing, and collaboration within and across enterprises.”

In other words, if employees can access Facebook and Twitter at work, a small amount of time may be lost or wasted, but the overall effect on productivity provides more gains than losses. In fact, MGI estimates that by fully implementing social technologies, companies have an opportunity to raise the productivity of high-skill knowledge workers, including managers and professionals, by 20 to 25 percent. 

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Leveraging 15 years of business development, marketing, and communications expertise in the Energy, Medical, and Information Technology industries, Julie now consults and advises clients on purpose driven stakeholder communications in the social space. Specialty areas include a variety of issues intersecting between environmental stewardship, sustainable business practices, and the bottom-line benefits of sustainability strategies. Julie leverages a BA in Political Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and IT studies from Southern Methodist University to meet the social, technological, environmental business objectives of Taiga's clients.

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