Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Wants to Dominate

While we are waiting for the hammer of God to fall on the sequester, let us note the fluttering of the dovecotes over Marissa Mayer.  The CEO of Yahoo has just decreed an end to telecommuting. Obviously this is heresy, because you are not allowed to question the virtue of work/life balance in America, especially on the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan's Feminine Mystique.  The very idea!  It's an insult!  That's the take of Joanna Weiss. Insult one: Assuming that a major personnel decision, in a major US company, won't get attention (or not caring if it does). Insult two: Thinking no one will smell hypocrisy from a new-mom CEO who built a nursery next to her office. Insult three: Hewing to an all-or-nothing paradigm that hasn't been relevant for years. On the other hand Penelope Trunk, who has three corporate startups under her belt, is giving a rebel yell.  She thinks it's way past time to stop the hypocrisy on work/life balance. The message here...(Read Full Article)

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