Yahoo's Marissa Mayer and other CEOs have called a time-out on telecommuting. It's clear that just as some workers thrive on their own and some need to be in an office, some types work are better done in isolation and others in collaboration. It's also clear that telecommuting is only going to increase in the years to come.
Telecommuting is a rapidly growing work-life style. Yahoo's recent ban of remote work sent a wave of concern through white-collar legions who consider themselves fortunate – and more productive – working in pajamas at home or holed up in a Starbucks cafe.
Have telecommuting workers adopted the wrong metaphor for electronic face time?
Marissa Mayer has raised eyebrows in Silicon Valley by issuing a ban on working from home at Yahoo! It's not the only digital company discouraging telecommuting, despite its energy savings.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (formerly of Google) has banned remote working for her employees, hoping to find innovation in office interactions. She's the latest example of executives trying to find the source of good ideas.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has the opportunity to focus Yahoo into a kind of 'utility company' for the Internet