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As More Americans Work From Home, Some CEOs Reopen Offices To Find That Missing Spark

Employees need a certain amount of face-to-face contact to really be creative, but they're not getting it during the pandemic.
Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase, has called for some workers to start returning to the office, fearing the impact of logging in from home for too long. Source: Bloomberg

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon calls it "creative combustion": The serendipity that results when people work side by side, bouncing ideas off each other and coming up with innovative ways to address problems.

The problem is, in the era of the coronavirus pandemic, that type of in-person collaboration is pretty much what businesses have wanted to avoid.

But some CEOs are now willing to take a risk.

Dimon has been

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