Permanent work from home damaging for workers’ well-being: Nadella

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San Francisco, May 18 (IANS) Because certain technology companies like Twitter prefer their employees to work from home forever, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has warned that long-term remote work has serious consequences for diezia social interaction Mental health of employees as virtual video calls could have personal meetings cannot be replaced.

En una interacción con el periódico New York Times, Nadella, that an all-remote setup “would replace one dogma with another”.

“What does burnout look like? What does mental health look like? What is this connectivity and community building like? One of the things I feel is, hey, maybe we are burning part of the social capital that we have built up in this phase where we all work remotely. What is the measure of this? “Nadella was quoted.

His comment came after Twitter gave his employees the option to work from home “forever” after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Twitter increased the stake after Facebook, Alphabet (Google) and others asked their employees to work from home by the end of the year.

Microsoft has extended its work-from-home policy to at least October.

The technology giant’s share price has risen 14 percent this year, and the company has a cash volume of nearly $ 140 billion.

Microsoft spent $ 10 billion on share buybacks and dividends in the last quarter, up more than 30 percent over the previous year.

“We will courageously assign and acquire, build, innovate, be partners, whatever”, dijo Nadella.

“We will also ensure that we are able to lend to small businesses and other organizations that need this help.”

Microsoft last week concluded a definitive agreement to acquire Metaswitch Networks, based in the UK, a leading provider of virtualized network software and voice, data and communication solutions for operators, at a fairly low level.

The company also launched new solutions to help Indian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) maintain business continuity and begin their cloud adoption journeys amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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