'Always on' | Boss excuses slow email replies saying 'I need time to think'

Boss excuses slow email replies saying 'I need time to think'

The immediacy of modern workplace technology has lulled some employees into the false concept that all queries to their bosses should be answered instantaneously. However, when replies are rushed how can bosses ensure that their answers are truly considered?

Whilst some may hastily draft a non-committal reply to get an employee off of their back, one boss recently took to Mumsnet asking whether it was unreasonable for her to take more than a day to reply to emails because she needed “a lot of time to think”.

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