current even 11.docx - Michelle Maryakhin MGT 2530 Current Event#11 The current event I found this week relates to our chapter 15 topic of organization

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Michelle Maryakhin MGT 2530 April 15, 2018 Current Event #11 The current event I found this week relates to our chapter 15 topic of organization structure. The article I found was a study done to test how a work-from-home job affects overall productivity. Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom has conducted a two-year interview where he had 500 employees divided into two groups, a control group and volunteer work-from-homers. The study showed astounding productivity boost among the telecommuters equivalent to a full day work. Work-from-home employees work a true full-shift and then some versus being late to the office or leaving early multiple times a week. They found it less distracting and easier to concentrate at home. Employee attrition decreased 50% among the telecommuters, they took shorter breaks, had fewer sick days, and took less time off. Not only this, but the company saved almost $2000 per employee on rent by reducing the among of HQ office space. The one
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  • Fall '14
  • Stoltman
  • Telecommuting, Small office/home office, Telecommuter, Nicholas Bloom, work-from-home job

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