Professor Scott Schieman and PhD Candidate Phil Badawy recently wrote an op ed in the Toronto Star. Based on their research interviewing Canadian workers, the op ed highlights some of the challenges of remote work. Professor Schieman has ongoing SSHRC-funded research exploring work-life balance and employment satisfaction in Canada. Phil Badawy is currently writing his dissertation, “A “Holy Grail” of Work and Family Life? Complicating Schedule Control as a Resource.” The following is an excerpt of the op ed. The full article is available on the Toronto Star website here.
Remote work makes communication with co-workers harder. Can it be fixed?