Monday, May 8, 2017

IBM says remote working is great… after forcing employees to work from office

It appears IBM has some pretty conflicting views on the topic of remote working. The company’s Smarter Workforce branch recently hosted a panel at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) conference where it concluded that work-from-home talent tended to be “more engaged, have stronger trust in leadership and much stronger intention to stay.” Paradoxically, three months ago Big Blue instructed its own employees to drag their asses to one of their six main office spaces and work “shoulder to shoulder” or risk getting axed. The move practically put an end to IBM’s decade-old remote working policy. Leaning on…

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