Whether employees use their wireless devices during off-hours is typically a personal decision, according to a new survey called, "Technology and Its Impact on Employees During Nonworking Hours," from the Society for Human Resource Management.

In fact, 21 percent of respondents have formal policies limiting employees' use of wireless devices, which includes cell phones, smart phones and tablets, during nonworking hours, while 26 percent of respondents have informal policies to control their use.

Among the respondents lacking formal or informal policies, 87 percent report allowing employees to set their own limits on the use of wireless devices.

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