Management announced that starting on specific day all developers (small team) have to log all work time, including non-project work: meeting time, standup chats, walks outside (during non-lunch time), writing long emails, creating new defects, phone conversations, etc. Most developers are salaried employees. The justification for this initiative is to plan work capacity better. This company merged with another one recently.
Currently time is logged for all project work only.
- Would you be concerned about this announcement if you were a salaried employee working for this company?
- Have you had a similar announcement at your work place before? Can you provide details about the outcome of such initiative?