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March 2, 2020

Yahoo Style

Why chasing ‘inbox zero’ is a waste of time

Research led by Gloria Mark, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, found that email usage is negatively related to stress. “When an individual spends more time on email during the workday, it is significantly related to lower assessed productivity and higher stress,” the researchers wrote. “Communication is easier and faster via email than written notes and thus it creates more messages that people must spend time with, not only in responding to them, but also in organising and filing.”

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Why chasing ‘inbox zero’ is a waste of time

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