Marissa Mayer Explains Yahoo’s Telework Ban
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  • Kavanna

    The news coming out of Yahoo made it clear what the main issue was, which was not rank-and-file workers, but middle and senior managers. The latter have been abusing the telecommuting policies for years, undermining their teams’ cohesion and focus.

    It’s unlikely telecommuting will ever fully replace commuting for most workers. A lot depends on the exact nature of the job and the employee’s experience, reliability, and ability to self-direct. But telecommuting does have a major and growing place in certain areas of the economy.

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