Quoted in the New York Times – The Long, Unhappy History of Working From Home

“When people are in turmoil, you take advantage of them,” said John Sullivan, a professor of management at San Francisco State University.

“The data over the last three months is so powerful,” he said. “People are shocked. No one found a drop in productivity. Most found an increase. People have been going to work for a thousand years, but it’s going to stop and it’s going to change everyone’s life.”

Innovation, Dr. Sullivan added, might even catch up eventually.

“When you hire remotely, you can get the best talent around and not just the best talent that wants to live in California or New York,” he said. “You get true diversity. And it turns out that affects innovation.”

The Long, Unhappy History of Working From Home

By David Stratfield, New York Times, 6/29/2020.

image Pixabay

About Dr John Sullivan

Dr John Sullivan is an internationally known HR thought-leader from the Silicon Valley who specializes in providing bold and high business impact; strategic Talent Management solutions to large corporations.

Check Also

Your HR VP Should Resign When They Fail To Produce Diversity Results

Corporate diversity has become a top business imperative. Like any accountable business leader with a seat at the table, an HR leader that hasn’t produced diversity results should “fall on their sword” and resign.