4 Reasons Marissa Mayer’s No-At-Home-Work Policy Is an Epic Fail

4 Reasons Marissa Mayer’s No-At-Home-Work Policy Is an Epic Fail

Yahoo’s 14,500 employees have until June to drive into work every day — otherwise they could be fired. There are four reasons this is a bad idea.

On February 22, AllThingsD published a leaked copy of a Yahoo memo from its head of Human Resources, Jackie Reses, that proclaimed, “We need to be one Yahoo!, and that starts with physically being together.”

Reses wields the carrot and the stick in her announcement of the new work-at-Yahoo’s-office policy. She argues that in-person meetings boost the quality of decisions and business ideas. As she wrote, “Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people, and impromptu team meetings.”

Peter Cohan  http://www.forbes.com 2/26/2013 Read More

 

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