It seems that the Chamber of Commerce of Copenhagen has demonstrated that the use of e-mail affects in a negative way productivity (Toledano Marta article, read in the supplement to infoempleo’s on Sunday, November 12, from Vocento group). Apparently, after receiving an email, it takes half an hour to recover the concentration optimal, given the flood of spams, multi-color and many messages that we receive throughout the workday and our increasingly more impulsivity in serving the communication, it generates a worrying decrease of productivity. With all my respects, I think that those conclusions are drawer and not had to have made a deep research work, since there is a history of highly representative examples. Comes to the head from countless telephone calls that are received, all kinds, to fellow pejiguera, exasperating and rant that you interrupted for trivialities and spreads eternally in their brain bypasses. If is of your interest, in 1997, due to the novelty of the e-mail in several organizational divisions, together with the use indistinct and separately from the modem, the fax and the telephone (were still not available ADSL and ISDN was for other data flows), I proposed that we centralizaramos the descent of e-mail-s first thing in the morning and sending replies and return to consult Internet server in the afternoonwith exceptions fully justified.
Adjustment of the procedure, suddenly generated a more extensive and efficient use of this form of communication. In reality, we apply the same logic that years before use with the phone, above all personal calls and telephone marketing. Speaking candidly Wayne Holman told us the story. That Yes, turn mazacote profile was still daily doing his route, distorting the agendas of daily work that was in its path, to despair of his comrades (what subsequently happened, we’ll tell another day). Manuel Velasco Carretero original author and source of the article