Workers who are not able to find documents stored on office equipment may find that their relationships with colleagues become strained, according to a new survey.
Many employees responding to the TOWER Software poll reported that stress, frustrations and arguments may be some of the outcomes of these office equipment problems.
Nearly one-third (32 per cent) of staff said that they have been faced with lost documents on office machines while covering someone else’s job or starting a new position.
Of those who had been in that situation, 87 per cent said that there were negative results arising from the experience.
David Oates, vice president for TOWER Software, said that the problem may arise because people are not also very organised about how they organise their documents on their office machines.
"In our fast-pace modern business environment time is a precious commodity that most busy employees simply can’t afford to waste," he remarked.
Mr Oates added that "it’s no wonder" that tensions and stress may arise when employees are left searching office machines for missing information.
TOWER Software is a provider of enterprise content management.
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