What If Working from Home Goes on…Forever?
Miserable as it can often be, remote work is surprisingly productive – leading many employers to wonder if they’ll ever go back to the office.
New York Times Magazine, 2020
The pandemic forced workers home, but high productivity and cost savings may keep them there.
Working remotely is now the norm for most white-collar employees. The results of the coronavirus office exodus are opening leaders’ eyes to future possibilities. Productivity has increased in many cases, but isolation and “Zoom fatigue” highlight the shortfalls of the available technology. As Clive Thompson reports in The New York Times Magazine, companies are creating new options to provide the videoconferencing world with a greater sense of community – and corporate culture – based on creative conversations.
About the Author
Clive Thompson is a columnist for Wired and Smithsonian. His most recent book is Coders.
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