University Research Links Email Volume to Work Stress

Research Links Email Volume to Work Stress

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email

At least in the Australian higher education sector, high email volumes appear to be a direct contributing factor to work stress, impacting employees’ health and well-being.

The initial University of South Australia report suggests “digital communication facilitates contact and collaboration between academic staff, students and industry. However, digital communication also encompasses negative and pervasive elements to workers and organisations which include interruption to concentration, work flow disruption, 24/7 connectivity, and work-family conflict. In turn, digital communication is often associated with work-related stress.”

Read more about the ongoing study here. Our take at emailexpert, we could almost all do with training in better email management skills.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get Notified About Our Latest Posts - Updates every Monday

No Spam, Your Email will NOT be Shared

More To Explore


SparkPost now ISO 27001 Certified

SparkPost announces it has been granted ISO 27001 certification for its corporate systems and cloud products. SparkPost has long been trusted by some of the

Mergers and Acquisitions

Redbrick Acquires Delivra

Redbrick announces the acquisition of Delivra, a provider of advanced email marketing automation. The announcement marks Redbrick’s second major acquisition in the past two years, with Delivra

Do You Want To Collaborate?

drop us a line and we will be in touch