Companies Now Banning The Crackberries They Forced Everyone To Carry

from the what's-good-for-me... dept

Over the last few years, many companies have been gleefully handing out Blackberry devices to all their employees, hoping to have them "on call" 24/7. Of course, that's created a new problem. Employees are bringing those Blackberry devices to meetings and can't put them down, leading companies to institute new policies banning the devices from meeting rooms. This shouldn't come as a huge surprise, as there were already questions about mobile phone etiquette in the office, but it's extra amusing to see it with the so-called "Crackberries," since so many companies eagerly gave them out to people to "keep them working."

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    xxl3w, 22 Aug 2006 @ 10:45am

    They just keep coming.

    Workers always complain about working. You call a meeting for them to express their ideas. If they don't want to express ideas, all they have to do is sit there and nod their head. Then they complain about that. Have you ever thought the frustration built up inside of you is caused by yourself and not your job? All of you say "I have a life, I have wife and kids." So do I, but that's not an excuse to hate work meetings. That's a little fly ball to left-field if you ask me. Do meetings take up time with your family or is it your career path?

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