Roy Gilbert

The easy fix to our cities’ congestion problems

Telecommuting ban: former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer.Credit:AP In 2013, the then chief executive of tech firm Yahoo!, Marissa Maya, famously banned staff from working at home. People are “more collaborative and innovative when they’re together”, she said at the time. “Some of the best ideas come from pulling two different ideas together.” Employees seem to like the social interaction at work and some fear their careers will suffer if they stay away from the office. Studies have also drawn attention to the isolation some […]

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