The communications revolution—smartphones, the internet, social media and other technologies—has brought profound changes to every work environment. Nowhere is this truer than in the U.S. military. Constant access to work communications, coupled with intrusions on what once was considered off-duty hours, are blurring the lines between professional and personal time.
Consequently, many military members feel like they are always on duty. Recent studies have shown that this constant on-duty life may impact morale, perceptions of the military, and the physical health of military professionals.
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An important article MWI!
Readers, please read ICW the All Army Activities message -122/2015 — commonly called an ALARACT — that went out force-wide in August 2015.
Online misconduct, it says, is “the use of electronic communication to inflict harm. Examples include, but are not limited to: harassment, bullying, hazing, stalking, discrimination, retaliation, or any other types of misconduct that undermine dignity and respect.”