The Science of Virtual Work

With coronavirus now all but ensuring that teams who can work remotely are doing so, you’ve probably been wondering how that migration will actually happen—and if it’s going to be good or bad for your teams and organization. Here’s the short answer: yes, working remotely can be a good thing. As long as you do it right. Let’s start with the research: A 2015 Stanford study of 500 employees over two years showed that working remotely increased total-factor productivity by between 20 and 30 percent, due in part to increased performance and lower overhead costs. ….[READ]