The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

What The ‘Return To The Office’ Fight Is Really About

What The ‘Return To The Office’ Fight Is Really About

To the point: The debate on how to balance remote work and work in offices «is ultimately less about where we work and more about how we work.» Different people have different optimal modes of working — which is stating the obvious, but it’s also something that has been largely ignored in a lot of companies. Why? «Many of the norms of the working world were designed by and still benefit a specific worker profile: white, male, educated, middle-class, congenial, sociable, and able to delegate obligations outside of the office to others.» Read it now

Published in Weekly Filet #354, in July 2021.

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