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Rushing back to office

There's a real fear that senior colleagues, who can't stand the idea that one of their own has the privilege of working remotely, could end up undermining his position


Indrajit Gupta
“I am not a great fan of work from home at all. When people work from home, that institutional culture will slowly become weaker and weaker”

Two weeks ago, speaking at a summit organised by Deccan Herald, Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy stirred up a hornet’s nest. Many leaders —particularly the older lot —agreed wholeheartedly with him. Covid cases had come down significantly. If children had gone back to school, why not get back to work from office, they asked.

Mr Murthy is not the only one echoing the sentiment. David Solomon, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs, the blue-blooded investment
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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 10:57 PM IST

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