One of the most persistent notions around the office place is the one which resists going paperless, and instead clings to the safety and comfort of hard copy representation of many important documents. In most cases, there is no real business need for these paper documents, with the electronic version being sufficient.
Old Habits Die Hard
Even though the advantages of going paperless are undeniable, and the cost of all that paper is an unnecessary expense, there are still many who are intimidated by the implementation of new technologies and tend to avoid them simply because they are outside a comfort zone. Some company managers are even reluctant to implement paperless because of the notion that there will be an extraordinary cost associated with implementation of the process, and they don’t have the budget for it.