Honors Theses and Capstones

Date of Award

Spring 2023

Project Type

Senior Honors Thesis

College or School




Program or Major


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

First Advisor

ZhaoZhao He


I will be focusing my research on productivity during working from home. Specifically I will be focusing on men versus women productivity levels working from home, as well as single women versus women with children. This research is also designed to investigate the extent of work employees do while working at home and their productivity levels. The Covid19 pandemic had a major impact on the working environment. People were stuck inside their houses and were not able to go to their offices for months to years and this is still an ongoing problem we are dealing with today. It can be harder to focus, be productive, and get work done at home for reasons like family, pets, laundry, etc. Working from home has become the new normal in today’s world and people do not plan on going back into the office full time. Since working from home seems to be our future, we want to know how productive it really is. This paper investigates the amount of work that gets done, what factors play a role in who is more productive at home, and overall how focused people are while working from their home. This topic is important because our future entails mostly hybrid or remote jobs, so the results will help us understand if that is good or bad for the economy.