Pet stipends, personalized snacks and mental-health services are a few of the perks companies added this year to help employees cope with working from home https://t.co/s84ZYzyiEa— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) December 30, 2020
One reason why working from home might be more productive than expected: privacy can improve work performance, and modern open offices don’t have privacy. Just putting in curtains around workers on a production line increases performance by 10-15%. https://t.co/FPOZNGEYEr pic.twitter.com/dGt1bVeRAO— Ethan Mollick (@emollick) December 30, 2020
Flexible work (e.g., work from home) doesn’t change the need for sustainable land use patterns.— Senator Scott Wiener (@Scott_Wiener) December 30, 2020
Flexible work doesn’t make climate change or wildfires go away. It doesn’t make sprawl less destructive.
We still need more compact non-sprawl housing, supported by public transit.