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Social media research paper

The research paper pdf  Workplaces and Social Networking: The Implications for Employment Relations [386kb] from the Institute for Employment Studies, commissioned by Acas, advises employers to:

  • Draw up a policy on social networking.
  • Deal with employees' use of social media tools following the same standards of conduct and disciplinary and grievance procedures for behaviour offline.
  • React reasonably to issues involving social media by asking and taking into account, 'What is the likely impact on the organisation?'