Unplugging from work: most of us probably think we do it—maybe we believe we're pretty good at it. During our personal time we tuck our phones away and turn off…
In many offices, using digital tools to chat or collaborate with colleagues is the norm — even with people you sit right next to. Tools like Skype, Slack, and old-fashioned email are convenient and a bit addictive.
But while digital collaboration can be useful and engaging, we all know it can also be a mixed blessing. A strategic approach to managing digital networks and collaboration at the company level can help us better understand which types of digital communication are productive, to both employees and the firm.
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