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 (gōld′brĭk′) Slang
A person, especially a soldier, who avoids assigned duties or work; a shirker.
v. gold·bricked, gold·brick·ing, gold·bricks
To shirk one's assigned duties or responsibilities.
To cheat; swindle.

gold′brick′er n.
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Noun1.goldbricking - the evasion of work or dutygoldbricking - the evasion of work or duty    
dodging, escape, evasion - nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
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exploring causes, results, and potential solutions in the areas of cyberloafing, fraud, theft, and sabotage;
Computer virus/malware protection, liability protection with cyberstalking and copyrights (Friedman & Reed, 2007; Kidwell & Sprague, 2009; Reidy & Wen, 2010), crime deterrence and safety (Payne, De Michele, & Okafo, 2009), legal requirement satisfaction (Friedman & Reed, 2007, Kidwell & Sprague, 2009; Miller & Wells, 2007; Ball, 2010, Hsu & Lin, 2016; Reidy & Wen, 2010), and cyberloafing reduction (Cox, Goette, & Young, 2005) can involve activities that might reduce the chance that events would hurt and organization.
The contemporary research antecedents of IWB are organizational culture (Stoffers, Neessen, and van Dorp, 2015; Sinha, Priyadarshiand Kumar,2016), cyberloafing (Derin and Gke, 2016); leadership (Masood and Afsar, 2017) and managerial support(Lukes, Lukes, Stephan, and Stephan, 2017).
Hence, cyberloafing management is highly important.
Minor cyberloafing is classified as using personal email services to check email or reading the latest news at Foxnews.
She says she was even distracted from reading Ugrin and Pearson's report by a gallery of "ships with rude names", which had been tweeted by a colleague (a cyberloafing pro, by the sound of it).
Cyberloafing results in lost productivity and could put companies in legal trouble when workers conduct illegal activity or unacceptable behavior like viewing pornography on work computers.
This study reports on bibliographic citation data for the term Cyberloafing identified in the comprehensive database PROQUEST Complete.
2011) Employee job attitudes and organizational characteristics as predictors of cyberloafing.
The text also contains three new chapters--ethical conflict and management and negotiation; followership ethics; and managing an organization's ethical hotspots--and a new "ethics and technology" feature examining current issues such as cyberaggression and cyberloafing.
We recall a particular study titled "Impact of Cyberloafing on Psychological Engagement" by Don J.