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Yahoo Telecommuting

Terri Griffith on Flexible Work

Phil Simon | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
Phil Simon

Yahoo's recent announcement to end telecommuting has caused quite the stir. I recently spoke about this with Terri Griffith, professor at Santa Clara University and expert on how you make combined technology and organization decisions and then work these changes into your business.

Hey! Last Week Was National Telework Week -- Where Was Everybody?

Kathie Lingle | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Kathie Lingle

Decades of social science research provide more than sufficient practical and empirical evidence that optimizing the degree of control workers have over the conditions of their work results in measurable benefits for all organizational stakeholders: the workers themselves.

Telecommuting Kills Creativity: What the Research Says About Yahoo's New Work Policy

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

Everyone is pissed off about Yahoo's new ban on working from home. Or at least, that's what the media coverage seems to suggest. But none of these news articles have asked a basic question: What does the research show?

The Hypocrisy in Yahoo!'s Crackdown on Telecommuting

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

I'm not saying it's easy, and I know that Marissa Mayer has her work cut out for her. But for a technology company like Yahoo! to say that telecommuting cannot be host to healthy, productive work environments in any way -- compared to the "hallway and cafeteria discussions" -- it's just plain hypocritical.

Yahoo Announces Big Change

Posted 02.24.2013 | Business

Marissa Mayer, the relatively new CEO of Yahoo, has decided she wants her employees showing up to the offices beginning in June, not just telecommutin...