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Popular imaginings of what work looks like have changed a lot since the pandemic. Just as we became comfortable working remotely, now many are being pulled back to the office. Prithwiraj Choudhury, Lumry Family Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, has been studying remote work that is geographically agnostic far before the pandemic. He talks to Ketaki Desai about why work from anywhere will become the norm in a decade and the implications of forcing employees back to the office.You have predicted that in a decade, remote work will be the norm. Why do you think that is?
I am most excited about a form of remote work that I call work from anywhere (WFA). It allows the individual to choose where to live. Based on that choice, they could decide to either work from home, or work from a co-working space or a cafeteria. The main thing is that instead of living in the city where the company has an office, you are able to work in a different part of the country or a different country. The reason why I believe it will become the norm is that it’s a win-win-win, for workers, for companies and for society.What advantages could it have for employers?
If you can work from anywhere, then employers can hire from anywhere. Previously, if the company was based in Bangalore, you were only…
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