3 tips to avoid work-from-home burnout

With the sudden transition to remote work due to the Covid-19 pandemic, employers are worried about employee productivity. Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship Blake Ashforth, who is the Horace Steele Arizona Heritage Chair, suggests maintaining physical and social boundaries.

In this story published April 03, 2020, on Harvard Business Review:

In a classic paper, Blake Ashforth of Arizona State University described the ways in which people demarcate the transition from work to non-work roles via “boundary-crossing activities.” Putting on your work clothes, commuting from home to work — these are physical and social indicators that something has changed. You’ve transitioned from “home you” to “work you.”



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