Study Shows Working from Home Leads to More Efficiency and Higher Quality Work

By Mike Fishmore | May 14, 2024

Compelling benefits

The reluctance of employers to embrace remote work remains a puzzling phenomenon. Research from the University of Chicago's Becker Friedman Institute reveals that eliminating commuting time grants the average U.S. employee an additional hour for work each day. 

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Furthermore, Gallup studies indicate that employees compelled to work on-site are more susceptible to burnout and disengagement. Despite these compelling benefits of remote work, many companies persist in mandating in-office work arrangements. The following slides help explain the reasons why.

Downsizing Strategy

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1. Downsizing Strategy: For organizations considering downsizing, requiring employees to return to the office can serve as a strategic alternative to layoffs, potentially averting or minimizing job cuts.