What should I do to people at work who forward chain emails?
If you’re a manager it should be within your authority to tell them to stop it. It’s certainly within you right to personally respond to them and say, “I don’t want you to send these to me anymore. I’m not interested.” Or reply to the email as a manager and say, “I know you think this is interesting, but it’s a misuse of the company network and exposes the network and its users to various malware threats. That’s why the policy is in place, and I hope you will choose to comply with it in the future.” If that don’t stop completely, they’ll at least leave you out of it. I got someone to stop when they sent a couple of emails that I knew were bogus information. I hate when people do this, but I did a “reply all” with a link to Snopes.com that debunked the info and asked him not to forward anything to he hasn’t personally researched. But then he did it again, and I did the same thing. I never got another one.