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Yahoo's Telecommuting Problem Is Management, Not Collaboration

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made headlines last week when she renounced the company's policy on working remotely, ordering all Yahoo employees to report …

Resource Planning

Best Buy, Yahoo And Telecommuting: The Problem Isn't Distance - It's Management

So I was thinking about this situation with Yahoo and telecommuting, and then I saw Best Buy was making headlines for reining in telecommuting too… when I read on CNN this quote from a Best Buy spokesman: <i>“It used to be a right about which a manager had no say. Now it’s a conversation</i>.” I may at one …

Yahoo kills telecommuting. Three cheers for Marissa Mayer!

Thank goodness someone finally had the courage to stand up and say that telecommuting is officially banned. Because telecommuting has been implicitly …

Telecommuting Kills Creativity: What the Research Says About Yahoo's New Work Policy

Everyone is pissed off about Yahoo's new ban on working from home. Or at least, that's what the media coverage seems to suggest; here are just a few of the criticisms I've read in the past few days:<p>It's an attack on working mothers, who won't be able to have breakfast with their kids or pick them …

Creativity

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo, And The Pros And Cons Of Working From Home

Whether or not she wants to be a role model for company culture or women in power roles, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has reinvigorated the debate over telecommuting. Here’s a guide to the conversation unfolding.<p>Yahoo‘s Marissa Mayer may not be the first CEO to crack down on telecommuting, but her …

Telecommuting Works If You Intentionally Design It

Yahoo’s recent move forces everyone to examine and improve their own telecommuting policies.<p>Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer made a very 20th-century management decision when she decided to recall the company’s telecommuters and revoke their remote work privileges. She could have offered industry leadership …

Pulling An Anti-Yahoo, Congress Considers Telecommuting

Although Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer is cracking down on remote employees, a new proposal could bring telecommuting to Capitol Hill. Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM) introduced a Congressional proposal last week for lawmakers to hold hearings, vote, and debate from remote terminals at their district offices. The …

A Shift To Managing The Soft Side of Business

Yesterday business was about managing the things that management could count. Today business is about managing the things that you can’t count…or at …

Talmix

Copyright

Innovation: W. Edwards Deming and John Keats Got It Right

How often have you heard something like this in hallway conversations: “You know, most innovation programs will fail.” It’s the kind of claim that falls easily off the tongue: Innovation — as with most organizational paradigm shifts – is one of those things that is just destined to end up on the …

Princeton Alumna To Female Princeton Students: Find A Husband Before Graduation

Proud Princeton alumna Susan A. Patton — the president of the class of 1977 — has a message for the women of Princeton today: Find your husband now, before you are old and all of the elite men have settled for dumb, pretty girls.<p>Seriously. In an editorial published in today's <i>Daily Princetonian</i>, …

College & University

Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …