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The business case for workplace flexibility

Available Online http://ezinearticles.com/?id=2469658
Publication Date June 12, 2009
Author Ashley Acker
Source Ezine Articles
Source Type Blog
Summary

Focuses on the issue of workplace flexibility. According to the author, workplace flexibility involves creating flexible work arrangements to maximize employee performance, focusing on such interventions as flexible scheduling, results-only work environment, and telecommuting. She suggests that there are six benefits of a flexible work environment: (1) it has a positive impact on recruitment, (2) it raises morale and job satisfaction, (3) it improves productivity, (4) it reduces stress and burnout, (5) it helps cut costs, and (6) it improves retention.

Keywords workplace flexibility, work-life balance, telecommuting, flexible scheduling, results-only work environment
Reference

Acker, A. (2009, June 12). The business case for workplace flexibility. Ezine Articles [Online]. Retrieved June 29, 2009, from ezinearticles.com.

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