11/21/2011 09:48 am ET

Microsoft Patent Aims To Curb Your Enthusiasm In The Office

You might think working for tech royalty out west is all beanbags and 20 percent time. And it might well be. But if your paychecks say Microsoft, you might want to be careful how you spend that extra down-time. A patent with the snappy title Organizational Behavior Monitoring Analysis and Influence describes a system devised by the company to monitor employee interactions.

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