Blogging on Company Time? CMU-Led Research Shows Long-Term Organizational Benefits when Employees Blog at Work

As social networking becomes more popular, corporations and businesses are attempting to devise effective organizational policies that guide employees through the digital domain. Conventional corporate wisdom typically prohibits or strictly governs leisure blogging and social networking while employees are on the company clock, but recent research emerging from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that this could inhibit knowledge sharing within the company, and thus have some negative impact on productivity.