Give tasks meaning and lockdown monotony can be defeated

Boredom is the enemy of productivity and sound decision making. And, for many, working from home provides a fertile environment for it to develop. Professor Binna Kandola continues his series on working during the lockdown with a look at ways of defeating listless feelings

On the early spaceflights and also in the capsule environments of Antarctic exploration centres, boredom and monotony were found to be key factors in some of the conflicts that arose between individuals.

These are challenges that many of us who are now working from home are likely to face, and that we need to overcome, if we are to remain both healthy and productive. But before we can do so, it’s important that we fully understand them.

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