Non sempre occuparsi di molte cose è produttivo


Un interessante caso di studio sui magistrati italiani… pubblicato dal “National Bureau of Economic Research” (copia a pagamento).

How Multitasking at Work Can Slow You Down

At any given time, are you trying to juggle lots of projects at work? If so, you could be decreasing your output, recent research suggests. Researchers Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico studied a group of Italian judges who were randomly assigned cases and who had similar workloads, in terms of the quantity and type of cases they were assigned. The researchers’ findings? The judges who worked on fewer cases at a time tended to complete more cases per quarter and took less time, on average, to complete a case. (You can read more about the authors’ findings in their recent National Bureau of Economic Research working paper, “Don’t Spread Yourself Too Thin: The Impact of Task Juggling on Workers’ Speed of Job Completion.”)…

L’articolo originale: How Multitasking at Work Can Slow You Down

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