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Infographic: How to Prevent Social Loafing at the Office

Social loafing occurs when individuals exert less effort in a group than they would by themselves. Scientific inquiry into this phenomenon has found that the mere presence of other people is enough to hinder efforts in tasks of great mental difficulty. Since many work goals require group efforts, social loafing should be a real concern for organizations.

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1 Comment

  1. I think this really is a bad thing to exist in a company, much more in a virtual company where employees don’t see each other physically. That’s why, it’s important that employees know their role, and more importantly, their value in the company.

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