Although Nielsen’s decision to eliminate the ‘reply to all’ function is admirable, it’s not practical
In what is probably one of the great quixotic corporate communications moves of recent times, Nielsen’s CIO announced that is was disabling the “reply all” function on all corporate Outlook programs, according to Folio magazine’s Dylan Stableford.
The Nielsen Executive Council solicited its employees for suggestions to eliminate “bureaucracy and inefficiency” in December and have now decided to implement one recommendation.
Eliminating the “Reply to All” function will:
While it’s no secret that it’s an unfortunate part of corporate DNA to “reply all,” much like long boring company meetings, this decree seems to be a dubious noble gesture meant to garner industry admiration but not grounded in practicality.