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Production staff on the weekly fashion magazine, Grazia edit the magazine in a temporary office inside the Westfield shopping centre on November 3, 2008 in London. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Production staff on the weekly fashion magazine, Grazia edit the magazine in a temporary office inside the Westfield shopping centre on November 3, 2008 in London. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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Does banning email help productivity? According to the Harvard Business Review, email takes up 23 percent of an average employee's workday.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with HBR's Curt Nickisch about some companies that have banned email, and how it worked out. They also look at an effort to streamline the workday, and avoid low-value work that distracts from more important tasks.

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Curt Nickisch, senior editor at Harvard Business Review. He tweets @CurtNickisch

This segment aired on June 15, 2016.

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