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The Last Word: Turning Their Backs on Telecommuting

You could also argue that telecommuting originated with Yahoo’s Silicon Valley neighbor Hewlett-Packard.

April 1, 2013
Related Topics: Work/Life Balance, Organizational Culture, Corporate Culture, Talent Management, Workplace Culture
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You could also argue that telecommuting originated with Yahoo’s Silicon Valley neighbor Hewlett-Packard. In 1967, the pioneering computer-maker allowed its plant in Germany to offer flextime—a truly radical concept at the time. HP then implemented large-scale telecommuting in the mid-1990s as technology advanced.
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