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Description:   Inside the chase: Does working from home help or hinder productivity? BNN Chase Producer Zena Olijnyk examines the pros and cons of telecommuting. The image of people who telecommute is often one of them sitting around at home in their bunny slippers and pyjamas. But then there are studies that show people who work from home actually put in more time working at their jobs than their office colleagues who only put in time at the office. Still, there are studies that show 30 percent of the websites visited by employees while working have nothing to do with their jobs.

Source:  BNN.com

Date: Mar 15, 2013

Link: http://www.bnn.ca/News/2013/3/15/Homing-in-on-telecommuting.aspx

Questions for Discussions:

  • Summarize the arguments surrounding the issue of telecommunting?
  • How should management weigh the decision to structure work environments?

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