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Telecommuting: What's the Payoff?



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Mokhtarian, Patricia L. (1993) Telecommuting: What's the Payoff?. Access Magazine (2), 25 - 28

Science fiction writers and high-tech enthusiasts may envision a world without commuting. Already, modern telecommunications technology allows people separated by hundreds of miles to work together as if they had adjacent desks. By simply lifting a phone, or switching on a computer modem, we can do our office work from anywhere—even from home. But the convenience telecommuting offers is not problem free.