May 17, 2006 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A survey from KFC
has found that the leisurely lunch hour is a thing of the
According to a news release, while lunch hours were
once used to run errands or recharge employees'
batteries, more than 50% of employees surveyed report
they now take 30 minutes or less for lunch in an effort
to get more work done.
More than 60% of office workers surveyed said the
60-minute lunch is the biggest myth of office
In addition, 58% of respondents admitted to eating
lunch at their desks while continuing to work. More than
half said they spend their lunch eating, running errands,
shopping online and checking e-mails.
KFC's survey of more than 1,000 office workers was
conducted by Impulse Research in May 2006.