The costs and benefits of telecommuting
Two high-profile companies recently halted their work-from-home programs, but data show that employees perceive the practice as boosting productivity—and their sense of freedom.
In a speech at the Great Place to Work conference last week , Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told attendees that her company's decision to end telecommuting was "wrongly perceived as an industry narrative." Even so, Yahoo's February announcement that it was ending its telecommuting option was followed by news in March that Best Buy was also ending the practice for employees at its headquarters. In her remarks Mayer acknowledged that workers seem to be more produ read more...
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