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I am not even remotely surprised. "The analysis, released as a pre-print, found that Return to Office (RTO) mandates did not improve a firm's financial metrics, but they did decrease employee satisfaction." Managers, however, did have a good reason to mandate RTO. Although CEOs often justified RTO mandates by arguing it will improve the company's performance, "Results of our determinant analyses are consistent with managers using RTO mandates to reassert control over employees and blame employees as a scapegoat for bad firm performance," the researchers concluded. Via Ben Werdmuller.

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