TITLE

Brevity Is the Soul of E-mail

PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug1999, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of electronic mail (e-mail) by chief financial officers (CFO). It states that in 1999 over a third of CFOs utilize the internet in sending e-mails to clients, staff, colleagues, and vendors. Joy Van Skiver, author of "Simple Steps to E-mail Success," says e-mails are written in a chronological method which is less efficient. Van Skiver suggests moving the last line of an e-mail to the top, and to mention deadlines and dates for meetings in the first three lines.
ACCESSION #
11873180

 

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