Aggressive Emails From Colleagues Dangerous To Your Health

from the from,-yes,-but-what-about-to? dept

Probably not all that surprising, but a study has shown that aggressive work emails or emails from superiors are likely to increase blood pressure. The worst offenders, of course, are those that combine both conditions: the dreaded angry email from the boss. The study suggests, then, that’s counter-productive for bosses to vent their anger in email to staff. The folks who performed the study suggest that part of the problem is that the impersonal nature of email makes people more willing to be particularly nasty in writing the emails. Of course, what they didn’t study is whether or not sending nasty emails is beneficial to your health…

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