• How Freedom of Choice in the Work Place Affects Productivity






    Are home workers as productive as workers who clock in at the office from 9 to 5? That seems to be the core issue in the argument over whether corporations should  offer employees work-from-home opportunities. As noted in our previous post, the trend in recent years has been toward encouraging greater autonomy in the work place which made Yahoo’s recent decision to ban the option surprising.  Working from home, job sharing and flexible work hours give employees greater flexibility in tailoring at least a portion of their work schedule to accommodate personal and family needs. For employees that care for

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  • Reclaim Your Right to Work from Home with Zoondy






    When Marissa Mayer took control of the reins at Yahoo she promised to shake things up. But when the new CEO decreed that Yahoo employees would no longer be permitted to work from home you’d have thought she was trying to strip them of their first amendment gun rights. Outside the realms of racial bias, sexual conduct and overseas working conditions, seldom has what amounts to an internal human resources decision been subject to such media attention and public furor. After more than a decade of movement toward greater personal autonomy in the work place, Ms. Mayer’s decision was seen by

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