The uproar this week is that recently appointed savior of Yahoo Marissa Mayer may have just caused herself irreparable damage by issuing a decree that requires everyone to work from the office rather than from home.
Even well-regarded titan of all things Richard Branson weighed in on the subject.
But what is really the issue here?
Surely Sir Richard would agree that not everyone can work from home all the time, can he?
Pieces of the business puzzle may be complimented by remote workers, or even replaced outright, such as a kiosk that provides check-ins to a flight or prints boarding passes, and a plane can assist in the flying through automated systems, there are simply times when a physical body needs to be present.
This isn’t much different.