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I'm too dumbfounded to respond coherently, so this will be a bit fragmented.

First off,

The memo says working from the office facilitates more brainstorming. “Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people, and impromptu team meetings, (source[^])

is utter tripe. What utter BS.

Second, in this day of technology, you can have a better meeting experience with things like Google hangouts than you can trying to coordinate people to show up in a meeting room, get somebody else on a crap quality speaker phone, squint at blurry projected presentations, and so forth. Meeting physically in person is not only not necessary, it's inconvenient, time wasting, and often uncomfortable.

Third, and again in this age where we want to be thinking about the ecological impact of commuting, the waste of heating/cooling office space, etc., it's absurd.

Fourth, the insensitivity of it, that wouldn't it be better for people who want to work at home and have demonstrated their productivity to not have to commute, so they can spend more time with their family, doing the things they want, rather than sitting in a car / train / bus / subway ? When I worked at Citigroup, most people had a 2 HOUR commute by train and subway, one way. That's 4 hours a day of waste, just transporting their brains and bodies to a cubicle because some arse of a manager thinks it promotes communication.

I'm sure I have more points, but at the moment I think is Mrs. Marissa is suffering from postpartum hormonal b*tchiness. Because *she* can't/won't be with her kid.

Marc

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