After the crisis: Many companies plan with more home office

The home office is likely to win, according to a study, about the end of the Corona-time is also important and in many companies, the new normal will be. Resear

After the crisis: Many companies plan with more home office

The home office is likely to win, according to a study, about the end of the Corona-time is also important and in many companies, the new normal will be. Researchers from the Stuttgart-based Fraunhofer Institute for work economy and organization (ILO) and the German society for personnel management have requested for a picture of the situation, the mood in approximately 500 companies. Results: Almost half (42 percent) has been decided, the opportunities to work from home, according to the Corona-crisis to expand. An equally large proportion is still undecided, to want less home office but there is hardly a company, it is in the on Thursday published study.

The vast majority of companies have made good experiences. As a result, almost 90 percent, more or less, had come clearly to the conclusion, that you more a home office is possible, without any drawbacks would be. Almost as many are also of the view that you can reject the desire of employees to work from home, in the future, so easy.

need for repairs there is also, however, writes the research team led by study leader Josephine Hofmann. The most frequently cited deficit is manifestations, there is a lack of a coherent strategy against the so-called Dissolution. Say: many of the blurs in the home office, the border between work and leisure, without the companies and the responsible executives have a recipe for it. In addition, there is a lack of "leadership at a distance" to the Routine. Also technical defects accounted for the company. The difficulties were complained to be able to electronically sign documents.

Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 12:21

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