Company Bans Friday Email

By Deane Barker on September 29, 2006

Company bans e-mail on Fridays: I like email. In fact, some time ago I wrote about reason why email is better than the phone.

You can answer e-mail from customers, but that’s it. If you work at one Georgia company, all other e-mailing is banned on Fridays, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. There are no forwards, no new messages and no internal e-mail business or fun.

It’s the CEO’s idea, and he says it’s working well. “We’d gotten to the point as an organization where everything was e-mail. It was losing the personal touch,”

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