Marissa Mayer Finally Addresses Work From Home Ban

Marissa Mayer Finally Addresses Work From Home Ban

Two months after a leaked Yahoo internal memo banning employees from working from home caused an uproar, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has finally broken her silence over the controversial policy.

Fortune reports that at a Los Angeles conference for human resources professionals on Thursday, Mayer defended the move, which she called the “elephant in the room.”

The 37-year-old told the audience of HR professionals that while “people are more productive when they’re alone…they’re more collaborative and innovative when they’re together. Some of the best ideas come from pulling two different ideas together.” Mayer held up Yahoo’s new weather app as an example of what can happen when workers collaborate together in person. The Huffington Post  |  By Alexis Kleinman Posted: 04/19/2013  http://www.huffingtonpost.com  Read More

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