An ever-growing number of U.S. companies are temporarily shutting their offices and moving to telework to prevent coronavirus’ spread, raising important questions about short-term business success, and the long-term impact this might have on the world of work.

One advantage of having workers physically present is team collaboration. Another is management supervision, as employers have full visibility into employees’ day-to-day activities. They can see with their own eyes if and when someone starts showing signs of disengagement — withdrawing themselves from social settings, acting anxious and even aggressive toward others and they can typically nip those issues in the bud in real-time.

Read the rest of the article written by Tom Miller, CEO of Clearforce, which was published on WorldatWork.Org.