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Work from home forever

The fact is that small businesses will not be able to afford to experiment; individual workers do not have the power to impose their preferences

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Mihir S Sharma
As countries across the world limp towards reopening their economies, it is big business that will have to take the lead in determining what post-pandemic workplaces will look like. The fact is that small businesses will not be able to afford to experiment; individual workers do not have the power to impose their preferences; and governments have too much on their plate dealing with managing public spaces to frame new occupational safety rules. It will be large corporations with equally large offices and workforces that will have to decide.

One sector that is already dealing with how to manage this is
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First Published: May 22 2020 | 8:51 PM IST

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