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Businesses used to worry that employees who worked remotely might feel isolated – but now, with a rise in remote work, a new study shows that those left in the office might experience a loss in productivity due to their loneliness.
Michael Pratt is the director of the Boston College Management and Organization Department’s Ph.D. program. He co-authored the study “Contagious Offsite Work And The Lonely Office: The Unintended Consequences Of Distributed Work” along with Kevin Rockmann, a professor in the school of business at George Mason University.
Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Pratt about the study.