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Byline: Kristin McAllister
Oct. 19--DAYTON -- Companies stand to lose up to $450 billion a year in lost productivity due to employees goofing off and the loss of high performers who got tired of picking up the slack, according to Leadership IQ, a national business research company.
Leadership surveyed 70,305 employees, managers and executives from 116 public, private, business and health care organizations on 45 work force issues.
"High performers spend up to 25 percent of their day fixing or making up for the stuff that other people should have gotten to," said Mark Murphy, Leadership chief executive officer. "What often happens is that the high …