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How hybrid working from home works out

Hybrid working from home (WFH), whereby employees work a mix of days at home and at work each week, has become dominant for graduate employees in the US. This paper evaluates a randomized control trial on 1612 engineers, marketing and finance employees of a large technology firm that allowed odd birthday employees to WFH on Wednesday and Friday and kept even birthday employees full time in the office. There are four key results. First, WFH reduced attrition rates by 35 per cent and improved self-reported work satisfaction scores, highlighting how employees place a considerable value on this am... Show more

Authors: Bloom, Nicholas; Han, Ruobing; Liang, James

Published: London, England, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2023

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: [49] p.

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