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The Hearth As Smithy

The Yahoo! CEO’s come-to-office command sets off a flexitime debate

The Hearth As Smithy
Sanjay Rawat
The Hearth As Smithy
outlookindia.com
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  • Flexi-timings lead to better productivity, greater employee focus
  • Without the need to commute, employees end up saving time, energy and fuel costs
  • Possibility of distraction from TV, friends, household chores and family
  • Also allows people to bluff and avoid doing their work while at home

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...And Boundwork

  • Office discipline results in productivity, says Yahoo! chief Marissa Mayers (Right)
  • Offices usually offer better infrastructure than home
  • Presence of colleagues and co-workers promotes interaction, new ideas
  • Corporate structure typically rewards and promotes people who are in office
     

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