In recent years, a number of big companies IBM, Bank of America, Aetna, Yahoo! under former chief executive officer Marissa Mayer cut back on their telecommuting programs in the name of more interaction and cooperation between employees, supposedly fostered by being stuck together in an office. The business model of companies providing co working spaces, such as US$20 billion unicorn WeWork, is also based on the proposition that if people find themselves in a shared space, they network and cooperate more.It doesn quite work like that, though, recent research shows. At the office, be it a corporate one or a WeWork style environment, workers these days are housed in vast open spaces designed to break down barriers.
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