The article discusses the damaging consequences of mandating a return to the office. It cites three reports that highlight the negative effects, such as higher attrition rates and recruitment struggles. The article also mentions that a majority of employees are willing to leave their jobs if flexible work schedules are eliminated. It emphasizes the need for companies to adapt to flexible work policies in order to retain employees and remain competitive. The author also discusses the cognitive biases of status quo and anchoring, which influence employees’ preferences for flexible work.
Mandated return to office causing attrition
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