Are universities hampered by the ‘email culture’?

“The view that university staff of all categories are overwhelmed by the volume of email and are in consequence not able to digest the information they contain may have a grain of truth in it. On the other hand, I remember the pre-email era well enough, and I don’t believe for a moment that communication strategies were more effective back then. Whereas it is quite possible that we have information overload now, in past years we often had no real communication at all … “ (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 5 January]

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