By Brian Norris
The flow of information is paramount in today’s workplace. With the advent of hand held devices like RIM’s Blackberry and Apple’s Iphone, employers often expect instant 24-7 communication with their employees.
Recently, an increase in reported stress levels, coupled with a high suicide rate, has forced France Telecom to reconsider the day-to-day demands the company places on employees. In last week’s Globe & Mail article, the European telecommunications giant addresses the issue and touches on some of the methods they intend to draw on to decrease employee stress levels.