The initial experience of telecommuting led to receiving it with optimism, but over time, many companies are questioning it. And some workers too. It has been more than a year and a half since the start of the pandemic and studies indicate that coordination and communication costs increase with remote work, while networking and contact creation processes decline, and time spent deteriorates. to training among the employees themselves and to the creation of a corporate culture. All of this leads to a drop in productivity that has been offset by lengthening the working day.
One of the most interesting investigations is that of Michael Gibbs (U. of Chicago