Despite this early promise of the paperless office, the volume of paper in corporate offices continues to grow annually at alarming rates. Advances in technology have not eliminated paper from the office environment but have actually increased the amount of paper which is generated. Paperwork continues to be the largest overhead expense in business today.
Chapdelaine, Susan A.,
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