| ||Ask HN: Good Remote Work Literature?|
255 points by anacleto on Sept 5, 2019 | hide | past | favorite | 50 comments |
|I've been working remotely for the last 4 years of my life. In my latest company, I just realized how little literature has been written on the topic of remote working. I've been seeing some forms of reports on the status of remote working , but I couldn't find any in-depth materials (whether blogs, essays, papers or even books) with some qualitative thinking on remote work and the future of work. We have been flooded with solutions and tools without a deep understand of our working flow and caveats.|
Ie: why are things happening in a certain way? What are the school of thoughts? What are the best practices (synchronous vs. asynchronous, remote vs distributed)? What is the Keynes vs. Hayek of the subject? What are the implications of remote working on organizational structures (eg. functional vs. divisional)? What can and cannot work? What's the tool stack one should adapt depending on the org configuration?(Slack + Zoom for sync, etc) How does this should adapt as the org changes over time?
Do you have specific resources you could recommend me to read on the topic?
This write-up I just published on the blog is the closest example to what I'm looking for: https://sametab.com/blog/future-remote-working/
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