Legal And Human Resource Dimensions Of Business Management

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Smyth V Pillsbury: When Privacy In The Workplace Is No Longer Private Katherine Traviglia Legal and Human Resource Dimensions of Business Management: SPRING15-C-8-HRM515-1 Colorado State University – Global Campus Professor Eduardo Martinez June 1, 2015 Smyth V Pillsbury: When Privacy In The Workplace Is No Longer Private Technology in the workplace has brought about a great deal of change in the workplace. The increase in our technological advances has not only helped our organizations grow systemically but individuals have grown as well. The increased use of technology in the workplace has created new concerns for both employers and employees in the area of privacy. With the extreme changes and expanses in knowledge The advances in our technology have allowed communication to happen at the click of a button. The use of email and the Internet can immensely reduce operating costs through automation of human tasks, facilitate communication on innumerable levels, clearly increase efficiency in almost all tasks, allow for geographic and other business expansion that companies require that at one time may have taken days or hours can occur in mere seconds. These items can be fantastic for both employer and employee alike. Unfortunately, like anything – there are also serious drawbacks to technology advances. Employers and employees expect immediate gratification and answers, communications are tracked and stored and in some situations a multitude of sins can be uncovered. As
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