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According to a recent global study conducted by IABC (International Association of Business Communicators, ) our drowning in email is actually causing us to be less productive.
According to the study, the biggest sources of email overload are:
•News sources and professional subscriptions (61 %)
•Professional networks (34%)
•Team/department sources (29%)
•Company wide corporate sources such as senior mgmt and HR (23%)
Julie Freeman, President of IABC, stated that ,
…most people are struggling with how to manage it all and it’s having a significant impact on productivity around the world.An overwhelming majority (85 percent) said that it was having a negative impact at least some of the time. It was even higher (93 percent) for users of Blackberry devices and other personal digital assistants (PDAs).