Are Businesses Crossing Lines by Tracking Employees?
Not sure how I feel about this… but uneasy at least.
Expert Cites Benefits & Ways to Ease Privacy Concerns
“One is expense. Small businesses, especially those still recovering from the worst recession in modern history, can’t always afford to provide their employees with GPS-equipped smart phones,” notes location-based services specialist George Karonis, founder and CEO of LiveViewGPS, Inc., provider of Mobile Phone Locate tracking service, (www.mobilephonelocate.com).
“The second issue is privacy. People generally don’t want their employer to be a ‘big brother’ boss who can track their every move. It’s not because they’re doing something they shouldn’t, but because it invades their space, and the information could be misinterpreted or misused.”
But employee tracking has plenty of obvious benefits to small business owners:
• Provide baseline information. It gives businesses solid data to analyze…
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