"Examining Telecommuting and Its Implications for Productivity: Was Yahoo Right When It Banned Telecommuting?"

William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center

Associate Professor of Management Lisa Stickney has invited Timothy D. Golden, Ph.D., associate professor of management from Rensselaer’s Lally School of Management to speak on the topic of "Examining Telecommuting and Its Implications for Productivity: Was Yahoo Right When It Banned Telecommuting?"

This talk is focused on telecommuters who work away from the office, and the implications of this for their job performance.

Professor Golden’s research focuses on telework and telecommuting, flexible work arrangements, virtual work, leader and coworker relational development, work-family conflict, job performance, worker connectivity, and virtual leadership. Dr. Golden’s research has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Academy of Management Executive, Human Relations, Journal of Managerial Issues, Leadership QuarterlyJournal of Business and Psychology, among others. Dr. Golden has received numerous distinctions for his research, including four Best Paper Awards at national and international conferences. In addition to his research, Dr. Golden has served in numerous leadership roles in several national and international professional associations. These include serving as President of the Eastern Academy of Management, as research advisor to the International Telework Association and Council, and as chair of the graduate scholarship awards for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Dr. Golden has frequently been cited in the business press, appearing in many media outlets world-wide.

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