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Email incivility affects work and partners too: study

A new study shows that frequent rude or ill-timed emails negatively affect employees and can affect their partners. A survey of 167 dual-earner couples shows that when employees get a greater number of emails that are nasty in tone or »

Economy, Health, Society

Emails after work may be counter-productive

Increasingly, employees are answering work emails after hours in Canada and, besides being stressful, at least one researcher says it can be counter-productive. “It’s a growing problem,” says Rhonda McEwen, an assistant professor of new media at the University of »