Survey: Tech Gadgets Eroding Workplace Etiquette

CLO Magazine

Leaving long voice messages: For most communications, you should get to the point quickly. Using the wrong form of communication: Can you send a text or IM instead of calling? Along the same lines, email is better than instant message when an immediate response isn''t required. Taking multitasking to the extreme: While it is generally acceptable to bring laptops and smartphones to meetings, you still must be an active and attentive participant.