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15 January 2008 · Article

Is The Blackberry Culture Destroying Good Judgment?

"In our BlackBerry culture, a day late is, by definition, a dollar short. More and more clients seem to expect a response to an e-mail or a voicemail within an hour. Twenty-four/seven availability is assumed, and many view turning the BlackBerry off, even during religious observances, weddings and funerals, as professional sacrilege." Writing on Special to, law firm Managing Partner Gregory S. Gallopoulos highlighted the dangers of these instant demands - and some ways to counter them. IACCM has added to those observations with ideas about the wider implications of an 'on-demand' culture.

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