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Description:  In the selfish spirit of one who works at home quite a bit, I’m tempted to pile on with all the other telecommuters to spew vitriol at Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer for requiring all Yahoo employees to come to work every day — no exceptions, even to wait for the cable guy.

Source:  Boston.com – video report

Date: Feb 27, 2013

Link: http://www.boston.com/dailydose/2013/02/27/will-marissa-mayer-yahoo-ban-work-home-increase-productivity-new-research-suggests-not/UVQFRlwnW11aMSAkD7sGpL/story.html#sthash.X4Y6Gojw.dpuf

Questions for Discussions:

  • Why do you think Marissa Mayers is changing the work-at-home arrangement at Yahoo!?
  • Do you think her decision is correct?
  • What are some possible consequences for this decision?
  • Do you think her manner of “communicating” the change is the issue?

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