In an effort to restore the fortunes of Yahoo, its US employees have been instructed that they may no longer work from home. In an email, the company’s human resources chief argues that:
Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people, and impromptu team meetings … Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home.
This has proved unpopular with some staff who cite workplaces as distracting and working from home as a productivity booster.
Read more on the The Guardian.