Why Your Bad Boss Will Probably Lose the Remote-Work War
Good business sense suggest that bad bosses will lose the war over remote work.
The pandemic legitimized a new climate of remote work for employees who welcomed the opportunity for greater autonomy and work flexibility and improved productivity. Nonetheless, some managers resisted change, and triggered what has become known as the “remote-work war.” These so-called “bad bosses” remain stuck in outdated thinking and practice poor people management. As Greg Rosalsky reports for NPR, the research findings of economist Nicholas Bloom and his colleagues bear out the benefits of remote work and the need for managers to accept it as a best practice, whether on its own or in hybrid combination with in-office work.
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Greg Rosalsky works for National Public Radio (NPR) and its Planet Money podcast.
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