Telecommuting, moving the work to the worker, may have considerable impact on the planning of the cities of the future. It is particularly suited to industries primarily engaged in the collection, storage and manipulation of information. The decentralization decision of a major insurance company in Los Angeles provided a practical illustration of the concept. Productivity increased at satellite offices. The effect this could have on mass transportation systems is discussed.

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  • Authors:
    • NILLES, J M
  • Publication Date: 1976-7

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  • Pagination: p. 91-93
  • Serial:
    • IEEE Spectrum
    • Volume: 13
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • ISSN: 0018-9235

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  • Accession Number: 00144077
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 1 1981 12:00AM