https://www.investmentwriting.com/newsite/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Whats-YOUR-opinion.jpg 153 280 Susan Weiner, CFA https://www.investmentwriting.com/newsite/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/investmentwriting_logo_2016.png Susan Weiner, CFA2013-03-28 17:01:482015-08-28 12:04:47Poll: How quickly should you respond to internal emails?
Poll: How quickly should you respond to internal emails?
Email is an essential part of communications for most businesses. The speed with which you reply to emails sends a message about your company. This is true even about emails sent within your firm.
2-day turnaround suggested by GTD guru
I was surprised to read that the folks at the David Allen Company, the business of the Getting Things Done guru, has a policy of requiring a two-day response to emails. As explained in “Best Email Practices for Teams,”
…responding doesn’t mean completing the action. It may just be a simple acknowledgment of “I’m on it” so the other person can relax about it.
That seems slow to me, which prompts this month’s poll.