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Multitasking Can Be Done Differently, Affect Perceptions of Work Practices

In an age in which "multitasking" is often cited as a core competency for employees, organizational communication researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have begun to better understand the nuances of how different individuals accomplish multiple tasks.

Peer Behavior, Not Communication Overload, Determines Mobile Device Use in Meetings, Study Shows

Organizational norms and social cues, not communication overload, are the strongest predictors of whether individuals use their laptops or smart phones to electronically multitask during a meeting, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

Speed, Use of Social Media Outlets Are Keys to Crisis Communication, Study Shows

Organizations communicating health and safety information during a crisis need to respond quickly and in common terms when communicating to the public, otherwise audiences will seek information elsewhere, according to a study by a University of Texas at Austin researcher.