Face-to-face fallacies

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Why insisting that workers come to the office may not increase collaboration

To unleash creativity and collaboration in today’s knowledge economy, we need to put freedom and choice, not rules and constraints, at center stage.

That means providing individuals with options about how and where they work and meet and collaborate, and treating people as grown-up enough to find the best approach for the given task. It also means recognising that this new world presents challenges as well as opportunities, and that some people will need more help than others.

Read the full article by Alison Maitland, co-author of Future Work and Why Women Mean Business.

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