IBM, which has long had a large telecommuting population, has made a massive policy change: Move into one of six offices, or leave the company. According to The Register this was announced through a confidential video, viewed by their staff. This move was announced by chief marketing officer Michelle Peluso and is merely the first wave, with a second set to begin in March.
IBM, which has had 19 consecutive quarters with declining revenue, clearly has some problems. Is this solution?
In 2013, Marissa Mayer did the same thing–brought everyone into the office. That wasn’t the solution to Yahoo’s problems. Why does IBM think this will be the solution to their problems? Peluso stated on the video:
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