RE: Yahoo!'s telecommute policy (was Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ))

Subject: RE: Yahoo!'s telecommute policy (was Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ))
From: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
To: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>, "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, 'Anne Robotti' <arobotti -at- gmail -dot- com>, 'TECHWR-L' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:30:56 +0000

I don't know. Don't analysts track attrition and factor-in employee happiness?

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From: techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Keith Hood
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 8:35 AM
To: Cardimon, Craig; 'Anne Robotti'; 'TECHWR-L'
Subject: Yahoo!'s telecommute policy (was Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ))

Irony squared and cubed.  The CEO of a 21st century electronic company which makes money by enabling people to find things and take actions over the internet, insisting on enforcing a process control model straight out of the 1940s.

I think it's likely that she is doing this because she is <i>hoping</i> it will cause a lot of people to jump ship.  She got the job by promising she'd make the company's margins better.  One way to make the numbers look better is to cut the head count.  This way she gets the same effect as a mass layoff without the bad publicity that a mass layoff would cause.  There will be some badmouthing from workers, of course, but it won't be the same scope and this way of downsizing is less likely to get the stock analysts worked up.
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References:
RE: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ): From: Brian.Henderson
Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ): From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ): From: William Sherman
Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ): From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ): From: Bill Swallow
RE: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ): From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ): From: Anne Robotti
RE: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do ): From: Cardimon, Craig
Yahoo!'s telecommute policy (was Re: Telecommuting ( was: Do as I say, not as I do )): From: Keith Hood

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