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Can Changing How, Where and When We Work Create More Women Leaders

Recently, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer stirred controversy by ditching the company’s telecommuting policy and requiring employees to report to the office. While many have criticized her decision because it disproportionately affects working mothers, others believe it may save the struggling tech company from obsolescence. To them, Mayer’s decision is justified if it will help Yahoo’s bottom line. 

The One Big Reason People Like Going to the Office

Telecommuting isn't catching on the way it was "supposed" to. 

Despite the benefits to productivity (more productivity, less time commuting, less office space to support), employees (less money spent on gas, autonomy), and the environment (fewer cars on the road), most people still go to the office.

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