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IBM demands managers in the US go back to working in offices

01/31/2024 - 08:43

According to Bloomberg, which cites an internal company document, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has mandated that its managers in the United States resume working in offices.

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Even if they are permitted to work from home, managers are nevertheless required to work from the office or at client locations three days a week.

Anyone who refuses to report back to the office, except for those who work remotely for medical reasons, will be asked to quit the organization.

IBM intends to begin tracking staff presence in offices by utilizing data from office entrance turnstiles.

According to an IBM source who spoke with the agency, the corporation has also mandated that managers who reside more than 50 miles away from the office should relocate.

"IBM is focused on creating a work environment that provides a balance of flexibility and personal interaction that makes us more productive," the company’s paper reads.



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