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Fortune Magazine Features Associate Professor’s Research

by Rob Kelly Friday, July 10, 2015
Maria Triana, associate professor of management and human resources, Wisconsin School of Business, UW–Madison, cyberloafing

Maria Triana, Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources at the Wisconsin School of Business

In an article titled “How to Spot a ‘Cyberloafer’ in a Job Interview,” Fortune magazine reported on research by Maria Triana, associate professor of management and human resources at the Wisconsin School of Business.

The piece offers advice on how to avoid hiring “cyberloafers”—employees who spend three or more hours per day in non-work-related online activity.

Triana’s research that found that people who exhibit conscientiousness and emotional stability are less likely to spend an excessive amount of time surfing the Web while at work.

Read the full article on Fortune’s website.

For more about Professor Triana’s research, see her recent Forward Thinking Faculty Blog post.