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1. Evaluate Yahoo!’s new work initiative. Did it have to be an “all or nothing” proposition? Discuss and present your point of view. From the perspective of Marissa Mayer, it had to be an all or nothing proposal that was offered which was to force employees to physically show up to work because Yahoo became a shell of its formal already has a set of high expectations for itself and from its consumers because it was competing with the likes of Google, Facebook, and Twitter. For Yahoo to become relevant again in the market, also the morale of employees was low and the expectations Yahoo had fallen apart. Improving a current reputation is much more difficult than creating a reputation because Yahoo would have to appeal to both a current audience while addressing to a newer audience which is why it was prudent for Mayer to make a drastic decision regarding the company’s situation and its employees. 2. What can managers and organizations do to help employees who work from home be more efficient and effective? List and discuss at least three strategies. Usually, employees who work at home start out well and fall off because they forget to think about their company’s expectations of them. To remedy this, there are three options which a managerial staff or an organization can do to ensure that stay at home employees stay motivated and productive outside of their normal work environments. The first idea is to have a company meeting once a month to establish a timetable for each stay at home employee and identify the benefits and consequences of meeting those expectations explaining the overall impact it has on the company if those employees succeed or fail to follow the guide given to them. The second idea is to provide extra benefits to employees
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