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Now is the time to implement the flipped workplace at scale

Available Online https://qz.com/work/1551999/the-benefits-of-fli...
Publication Date February 19, 2019
Author Allison Baum
Source Quartz at Work
Source Type Online News Article
Summary

This article argues that the concept of the flipped classroom should be applied to the workplace. The article mentions that workers only work approximately three hours per day on average due to multi-tasking and unexpected distractions. The article claims that knowledge work can be performed at home, whereas time in the office should capitalize on task elements requiring collaboration such as brainstorming and asking questions. Consequently, the article suggests that supervisors should become facilitators instead of overseers. The article concludes that the flipped workplace will soon become an employee demand that will be necessary for any organization wanting to recruit and retain top talent.

Keywords Flipped workplace, supervisor as coach, recruitment and retention, autonomy
Reference

Baum, A. (2019, February 19). Now is the time to implement the flipped workplace at scale. Quartz at Work. Retrieved from https://qz.com/

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