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Poll: Are employees who work from home more productive?

A Yahoo sign outside the company's headquarters in

A Yahoo sign outside the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. (July 18, 2006) Credit: Getty Images

Last week, Yahoo Inc. told its employees it will ban telecommuting -- the practice of working from home. The company said in a memo that in-person interaction between employees is critical to innovation.

Some Long Island business experts agree that in-office contact is key for creativity, but others say some workers are more productive if they work from home.

What do you think? Are home-based workers more productive, less productive, or just lonely? Vote and leave a comment. Results and a selection of comments will be published in next Sunday's business section.

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