Rumors of the Death of the Physical Office May Have Been Exaggerated

Rumors of the Death of the Physical Office May Have Been Exaggerated.

Technology has allowed workforces to become more and more distributed and virtual. This seems to be a good thing – but is it always?

Structuring your operations and workforce is a critical decision for any business. And when you add the people-factor to the technological possibilities – they often become less possible.

Working remotely has benefits, but physical distance between workers also reduces communication – see the Allen Curve.

Recently, Melissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, made a controversial decision to ask telecommuting employees to come back to the office.

What are you and your company doing to strike the right balance of remote and in-office work?