Monthly Archives: April 2013

Was Marissa Mayer right to end home-working?

24 April 2013 | 1 Comment

This post was updated 31/1/14 to reflect new research into smartphone use outside office hours. Marissa Mayer has been highly criticised for her decision to disallow Yahoo! employees to work from home. Guardian journalist Emma Keller called Mayer’s memo to her people ‘offensive,’ Richard Branson was ‘perplexed’ and I’d be surprised if countless more critical comments weren’t posted on Mumsnet and the like. I myself quipped on Twitter that it seemed odd. Reading around Yahoo’s business situation I understand why … Read More