Are you the majority who cannot do your job well and stress out easily without email? A new study shows how personality differences affect how we use email and what we find stressful.
The results exhibited how those with a big picture focus are more likely to check their emails on holiday, during the weekend, before and after work. Unfortunately, sending emails outside of work hours contribute to stress, as does the amount of emails we send and receive.
Regardless of the personality types for Managers, they are more likely to feel that they waste time on email and to find it overwhelming and stressful.
Different personality types have different ways in dealing with the stress of email usage and these allowed the researchers to compile guidance to aid individuals in coping with email in a more effective way.
Thus, knowing your personality type can help you to avoid stress and communicate better with others.
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Source material from The British Psychological Society