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Unformatted text preview: ently as (efﬁciently) they could be. For example, most
ofﬁces now use their fax machines far 1
they did before the advent of e-mail. Undoubtedly, using e-mail to send long,
(fast) than printing
electronically-stored texts is much 2
them out and sending them by fax. However, if you want to send documents
such as drawings, plans, graphs and charts quickly, fax is still
(simple) method of all.
E-mail is an excellent medium for passing on information, but if people need
to discuss a lot of details with colleagues abroad, exchanging several lengthy
e-mails can be much 4
(time-consuming) than discussing
the same problem on the telephone. In this case, the fact that making an
(expensive) than sending an
international phone call is 5
e-mail has to be balanced against the saving in an employee’s time. Any
company which insists that its staff use e-mail instead of the phone in all but
(urgent) situations is giving the message that its
employees’ time and effort...
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This document was uploaded on 03/16/2014.
- Spring '14