According to the 2009 Deloitte LLP Ethics & Workplace Survey, “58 percent of executives agree that reputational risk and social networking should be a boardroom issue.” As employees (and employers too) increase their usage of such sites as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and others, employers need to address social media in the workplace and consider a social media policy.
Some of the issues involved include the following:
Confidentiality and Proprietary Information
Harassment, Discrimination, and Threats of Violence
What are the four common approaches towards managing social media? What is the best response to this quickly emerging and constantly changing issue? What are some key elements that should be included in a social media policy?
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