Why the Future of Work Is at Home


Everything goes better working at home, especially if you’re the bThe group that worked at home demonstrated a 13 percent increase in performance and a nine percent increase in overall time spent on their work calls.

Last year, a Stanford University study of Chinese travel agency CTrip took 503 call center employees and divided them in half, one group working from home four days a week with one day in the office and the other half remaining in the call center as a control group for nine months. The group that worked at home demonstrated a 13 percent increase in performance and a nine percent increase in overall time spent on their work calls, due in large part to the reduction in time needed to take breaks and a decrease in sick days. Yet the study also found that those working from home were less likely to be promoted than their in-office counterparts, indicating that management continues to value hours clocked at one’s desk over actual worker output.

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