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- When to send a “thank you” email? 3 answers
I needed to be granted access to some IT resource by a colleague, so I sent a short email like this:
I need access to blah, could you please add me to the permitted user list?
Shortly he did what I asked for, and I received a one-liner containing literally
This colleague is quite a busy person, and I'm certain his email inbox is overflowing as it is. I don't want to appear rude by not sending a quick "Thanks" message, but I also don't want to add more clutter to his inbox.
Would it be appropriate not to send "Thanks"?
I probably need to add that it's not his primary job to grant access to stuff; he's the creator/owner of the resource, this is why he needs to explicitly allow people to use it.