1) Why did Tom Rotherham introduce a fine of $50 if a cellphone rings during a business meeting?
Tom Rotherham introduced the fine of $50 if a cellphone rings, because he thought it was very interrupting. In the article Tom Rotherham says: “If you want to disrupt your own life, fine. But don’t disrupt everybody else’s.” Tom Rotherham thinks that the revolution of cellphones has ushered in daunting social challenges; he also thinks that there are two issues whit cellphones, one is efficiency and the other is rudeness.
2) Why is it sometimes necessary to issue cellphones to employees?
Sometimes it is necessary to issue cellphones to employees because they might not have a cellphone themselves and because it’s not the employees who are supposed to pay the bill. Some employees have to use a cellphone to do their job it might be a phone vendor or just a businessman.
3) What group of people is most annoyed by being interrupted by cellphones?
The group who is most annoyed by being interrupted by cellphones is people who is 45 years or above where 45 percent says that they are bothered by cellphones.
4) What did Alan Goldsworthy do with the money he received in fines in year 2000?
Alan Goldsworthy donated the $900 he received in fines to a local group that supports abused women. In 2002 he collected just $60.
1) Write about the advantages and disadvantages of using cellphones and text messages both privately and at work.
I think that it is a big advantage to use cellphones both privately and at work. Privately it’s an advantage because you can get in contact whit anyone at any time and they can reach you. I have tried myself that my mother had lost her cellphone and couldn’t call me, so I didn’t know when she was going pick me up. But I also think that there are some disadvantages by using cellphones at all. In particular when people don’t think about where they are and... [continues]
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