Steve Boese compares Email Chains and The Price is Right $1 Bid Strategy

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I bid one dollar, Bob.

Email threads with more than three people Cc’ed remind me of the classic game show, The Price is Right.

No matter the subject, the email thread starts more or less in the same way. The writer poses a question, asks for feedback on the matter in question, and sits back and waits for responses. And the responses she gets are usually pretty predictable.

An Alpha dog type on the copy list chimes in immediately with their opinion…

Read the whole post over at Steve Boese’s HR Technology Journal (an FOT contributor blog). 

Steve Boese
Steve Boese is fondly known to many as the HR Technology blogger. By day, he is the Co-Chair of Human Resource Executive's HR Technology Conference. He is also a former Director of Talent Management Strategy at Oracle and an HR Technology instructor. Steve can also be found hosting the HR Happy Hour Show and Podcast … you know, where a bunch of HR pros get together and call in to talk about HR stuff. Sounds like an SNL skit, we know. But when you have Dave Ulrich, the grandfather of HR as show guests, well, I guess you’re doing something right.  Talk to Steve via emailLinkedInTwitter or Facebook.