Many people dream of giving up their daily commute and padding to work in their pajamas and slippers. But telecommuting has to be carefully thought out and implemented to be successful, new research says.
A growing number of companies offer work-from-home options even though there is conflicting evidence about the effectiveness of this approach, the study authors said.
“Our intent is to provide a balanced picture of what we know and do not know based on the scientific findings. This sort of comprehensive view is essential to aiding individuals, organizations, and public policy-makers in shaping telecommuting practices,” Tammy Allen, a workplace psychology researcher at the University of South Florida, and colleagues wrote.
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