Shaping Tomorrow: Back to the Office – or better not?


Millions of professionals around the globe experience a realization during the COVID-19 pandemic: They do not need to be in the office to get their work done. A variety of digital tools and the internet allow them to work from almost anywhere. To the surprise of many, this actually worked well, says Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management at The Wharton School and Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources. In his book “The Future of the Office: Work from Home, Remote Work, and the Hard Choices We All Face”, he points out how remote work is often welcomed by employees but poses challenges for employers. Listen to the full conversation in our podcast!


Peter Cappelli

George W. Taylor Professor of Management @ The Wharton School