You Manage It! 3: Technology/Social Media Yahoo CEO Issues a Ban on Telecommuting for Employees

In February 2013 Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer decided that starting in June, all Yahoo employees would be expected to come to their offices each day to perform their jobs. In effect, this decision resulted in a ban on telecommuting, impacting the work lives of many Yahoo employees who had been working at home. CEO Mayer made this decision after noticing the high number of vacant spaces in the Yahoo corporate parking lot and the scarcity of people occupying cubicles in the building. Yahoo’s financial performance had been disappointing for several years ...

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