A statistic taken from the Press-Enterprise states that the average American worker spends about 1.8 hours of every eight hour work day on non-work activities (e.g., personal phone calls, internet surfing, etc.). Estimates suggest this lack of productivity costs American business hundreds of millions of dollars annually, but workers say focusing eight hours a day strictly on work-related business is unreasonable and impossible considering we work more hours than ever before. Additionally, workers argue they need to schedule appointments and daily activities when businesses are open. In your opinion, which side makes a stronger case?
Write a persuasive memo to your business arguing one side. Be specific and use detailed examples to support your main points.