The Work From Home revolution

Will it trigger a social and management revolution as well?

Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Ajit Balakrishnan
Ajit, why are you so hands-on? Why don’t you learn to delegate work to others and just do the supervision?” is friendly advice that I have been receiving from colleagues from my first day at work till even yesterday. I guess I spent a lot of my time at work hammering away at the Facit calculating machine, when I first started working in the early 1970s and after graduating from IIM Calcutta, and since then with my head buried in personal computers. When faced with such pieces of advice I have consistently returned a smile and said, “I can’t help it, I am descended from a good peasant stock who are used to working with their hands, with ploughs and
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First Published: Aug 16 2020 | 10:29 PM IST

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