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Verbiage: Rule of Business: Determining usefulness via email

Chacham (981) writes | more than 8 years ago

User Journal 8

I was just contemplating a Rule of Business.

A person's uselessness can be determined by the amount of emails he sends, and usefulness by the amount CCed on.

I just can't figure out what the amount of emails one receives directly shows.

I was just contemplating a Rule of Business.

A person's uselessness can be determined by the amount of emails he sends, and usefulness by the amount CCed on.

I just can't figure out what the amount of emails one receives directly shows.

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8 comments

Competence (1)

Shadow Wrought (586631) | more than 8 years ago | (#13225971)

I just can't figure out what the amount of emails one receives directly shows.

'Cause you don't email the dumb.

Re:Competence (1)

turg (19864) | more than 8 years ago | (#13227512)

I'd say the the amount of emails received directly shows the efficiency or inefficiency of the organization of the company.

I'd adjust the CC rule to indicate the person's perceived importance/influence.

Re:Competence (1)

Chacham (981) | more than 8 years ago | (#13229871)

I'd adjust the CC rule to indicate the person's perceived importance/influence.

Heh. I think you're correct. But then, how do we measure that?

Re:Competence (1)

turg (19864) | more than 8 years ago | (#13231676)

By the number of e-mails that are CCed to them

Re:Competence (1)

Chacham (981) | more than 8 years ago | (#13231829)

By how many they receive, or how many they want to receive?

Re:Competence (1)

turg (19864) | more than 8 years ago | (#13232858)

How many they receive reflects the perception (by others) of that person's importance.

Maybe a person with an overinflated sense of their own importance would send excessive CC's to others.

Re:Competence (1)

Chacham (981) | more than 8 years ago | (#13232998)

Now you're just getting confusing. :)

Inversely affected by.. (1)

huckda (398277) | more than 8 years ago | (#13228444)

the amount of spam said person generates(receives).
compounded by the number of virus's/spyware said person introduces to the system/network based on their opening of said spam.
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