“Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home,” read an executive memo circulated by Jackie Reses, Yahoo!'s executive vice president of people and development. This is the thinking that guided new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to suspend working from home and effectively end the company's previous telecommuting policy.
Marissa’s work from home ban sparked heated discussions on productivity and work-life balance across the globe. Here's why you should still smile despite Marissa’s apparent cold war on working from home.