Copying others on emails can get out of control. Some people copy supervisors and others on almost every message and it is usually not helpful for anyone. This week’s Casey’s eTip: Cut the Copying in Email.
If your direct-reports copy you unnecessarily on emails, it might serve you and them best tell them to stop. It clutters your in-box and enables them to diffuse responsibility for their work. Explain what you want to be copied on and what you do not.
(This eTip brought to you by the Communication/Relationships link in your Productivity Chain.)