Mischief | Traditional 9-to-5 causes 'deviant' employee behaviour

Traditional 9-to-5 causes 'deviant' employee behaviour

Mischievous employees often excuse their poor behaviour by deflecting the blame onto someone else, shrugging off their vulgar attitude as a ‘part of my biological makeup’, or attributing their sloppy work habits as a result of a bad night’s sleep. However, new research has suggested that workers may now have a legitimate excuse for their deviance at work.

New research has suggested that early birds and night owls are more likely to display 'unethical and deviant’ behavioural traits if they are forced to work outside their natural patterns.

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