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Expecting Work Email After Hours Can Stress Employees & Families

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Monitoring work email during non-work hours is detrimental to the health and well-being of not only employees, but their family members as well, according to new research.
“The competing demands of work and non-work lives present a dilemma for employees, which triggers feelings of anxiety and endangers work and personal lives,” said William Becker, Ph.D., a Virginia Tech associate professor of management in the Pamplin College of Business, who co-authored the new study.
Other studies have shown that the stress of increased job demands leads to strain and conflict in family relationships...
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