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Does It Actually Help?
How does working from home impact employee productivity? Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom and his team attempted to provide an answer in their March 2013 paper entitled ‘Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment’. The subject of their research was Chine
Publish Date: Jan 29, 2021
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Does It Actually Help?
How does working from home impact employee productivity? Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom and his team attempted to provide an answer in their March 2013 paper entitled ‘Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment’. The subject of their research was Chinese travel agency CTrip, where call centre employees who volunteered were randomly assigned to work from home or in the office for 9 months.
No Office=No Stress? Not Quite
Having established the benefits of remote working, it’s important for organisations to identify which employees would thrive in this situation. Most employees would view working from home as the opportunity to work stress-free, but recent research conducted by researchers at Baylor University suggests otherwise.
Work From Home Is Here To Stay
Whether your company embraces it or not, remote working is growing at a remarkable rate. A study released by Switzerland-based serviced office provider IWG in May 2018 found that 70 per cent of professionals work remotely at least one day a week, while 53 per cent work remotely for at least half of the week.
So study suggests that remote working could be the solution both employers and employees have been looking for, especially during the now with the changing of the workplace, because what has happened is the coronavirus has brought forth and accelerated a trend that has already been happening for the last 20 years in the workplace. So working from how conscious of different images in different people's minds, some employees, it's a dream situation. A rest ful day. That and comfort of your own home without the boss breathing down your neck. Employers you it more as a nightmare picturing no work getting down as employees while away the day watching TV. So the question remains. It's working from home, a viable opinion and science has it said. Now here's the thing. Many companies when they started offering jobs where you could work remotely, especially if what you were doing was customer service, that you had to walk onto the main Frank so they could transfer calls. Choose your computer and you had to tell them what days you wanted to work in what day she wanted off. It did allow for flexible time, simple reason that if you especially if you have young Children, and an office job is usually 9 to 5 that you even had. Hire someone to take care of your Children in the home. All you had to put him in daycare. So Lexington allowed you to stay at home. But it also meant that you had to be at your computer. And here's the thing that people don't always think about. When you set up your whole business, you need to take a room with a door and literally standing up as your office and put a sign on the door that says What you work in was on and have no one answer unless you open the door yourself and you just let them know what time you're going to be taking a break so that you could interact with. But you need thio. Be mindful of the time, and you also need to be able to understand that you have to discipline yourself because there's no one they to stand over you to discipline. You doesn't actually help. That is, working from home impact Deploying productivity. Stanford Professor Nicholas Blue and his team attempted to provide an answer in their March 2013 paper entitled Just Working From Home. Work. Evidence From a Chinese Experiment, the subject of their research Right Chinese travel agency. See Trip, where call center employees who volunteered for randomly assigned to work from home or in the office for nine months. Bluer video is five days. That remote working led to a 13 percent increase in performance, with a 9% rise in minutes per set and a 4% increase in calls for a minute attributed to a quieter working environment. Home workers also reported improved work satisfaction experienced, let's turn over and took fewer breaks. And six days. The success of the experiment prompted secret toe offer the remote working option to the whole firm and allowed the governmental employees. Do we select between the home office? Over half of them switched lady gain almost suddenly to 22%. This highlights the benefits of learning and selection efforts. Went adopting modern management practices like W. A S H. Similar research was carried out by what because strategy group, in which 595 Alta FSG employees were survey. It reveals that remote working actually improves communication, creativity, productivity, engagement, what employees off properly trained in how to operate in a work from home situation organizations that way. Flex book flexibility for their performance challenges risk missing out, open very business games that they're trying to achieve toe flexible workplaces. Strategist Cali Williams, Young CEO of Flex Strategy Group, in a press release. Flexibility is not the problem. It's The organizations don't know how to use the flexible and remote work strategies to transform their business. What we're dealing with, really and truly, is a new paradigm of thinking a ship and how we look at the work place today. Aliens, when you realize what's going on and how you as an individual, change your mindset, that is really we're at What we need to look at is thinking more positively, and that comes through the laws of attraction and the secret. Often we don't realize how important that mindset is, because so many times what happens is when you're growing up in the home, even when you're in school, what did they tell you? For one thing, they will sit there and tell you and teach you that when you graduated high school, your job is to go to college and take business or take management or whatever skill you're interested in with the idea that you're gonna work for a company and you do that 9 to 5 job. Here's the kicker. Not all jobs. Wow, it has to be done from the office and understanding that that, yes, there are certain things that you need to do, where your face to face or that you have to physically be there to help someone. And that's why medical personnel and their support stop on. Even people in restaurants are very important. But at the same time, many jobs today can be done by cooking into a mainframe and someone office and all they have to do. And a few years ago, best when the gas questions went so high that many, even government Jones, instead of having someone travel to work, what they did was they let them work from home and and just get the calls in the help, especially in call centers. It's easily to be done today because everything we do today we do with a computer and using a computer is every aspect of our business is so important because everything is okay, so which is intentionally done What is digital marketing? Well, first of all, that search engine optimization that incorporating social media, that using websites. Yes. You know, I've been in the professional speaking industry for over 30 years, and I can remember back in the beginning if you wanted to get hard with a training company where you would travel around and be there, presenter and their trainer, you had to do auditions with them and often that matter, that you had to be a really smooth operator when you stood up there and you had to be good at eye contact and because they were only going to be hired experience speakers who were already successful to work for them. And here's the kicker that when you went to work for he was your schedule. You would fly out on Sunday to the city where you were to do the presentation the next day. Then you had to get up anywhere from 5. 30 to 6 in the morning so you could be in that room by seven in the morning so that you can make sure you have a room, set up everything working, have had your breakfast and prepared. Then you worked five