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- Customer needs must come before flexible working. Perkins, Colin // People Management;11/13/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p16
The author discusses the value of flexible working. According to the author, the value of flexible working in all its forms is well established and is a major contributor to business effectiveness. However, he observes that there are many occasions when it seems that the British government and...
- TAKE 5. // New Hampshire Business Review;8/7/2015, Vol. 37 Issue 17, p5
The article presents the results of business surveys in the U.S. as of 2015 including the outdated concept of employees working nine to five, the recognition of midsize organizations as the ideal work environment, and the management of employees in a corporate environmental in the next five years.
- Small firms embrace flexible working. // Management Services;Nov2004, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p4
This article focuses on a report on British small businesses offering flexible working arrangements for employees, released by the Small Enterprise Research Team at the Open University, and sponsored by Lloyds TSB Business in 2004. The report shows that 85 percent of small firms believe there...
- Personalo valdymo paslaugu analize Lietuvoje. // Management of Organizations: Systematic Research;2010, Issue 56, p7
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- Comforts of Home. Bertagnoli, Lisa // Crain's Chicago Business;09/13/99, Vol. 22 Issue 37, pSB1
Reports that small firms in the Chicago, Illinois area are offering work-life benefits to attract and retain employees. Offer of work-life options such as telecommuting, compressed workweeks, flexible time and job sharing; Work-life benefits at Johnson Group Inc. and SPG Inc.; Other benefits...
- Telecommuting Lawsuits. // Risk Management (00355593);Feb2007, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p9
The article discusses lawsuits from telecommuting employees that claim a lack of clearly defined work hours and wages leads them to be taken advantage of for overtime work. Employees of Cigna Healthcare of California Inc. argue that they were not compensated for time and mileage spent traveling...
- Annual hours reap rewards for enlightened companies. King, Jane // Personnel Today;10/1/2002, p11
Cites findings of a study conducted by professors at Great Britain-based Economic and Social Research Council on the effectiveness of annualized hours contract (AHC) in increasing the performance of employees. Benefits to companies that set staff hours on an annual rather than on weekly basis;...
- Call It a Day. Schlass, Danielle // Working Mother;Jun2000, p26
Reports on the steps taken by companies to deter overwork. Ernst & Young's program to make certain employees are available on weekends while avoiding overwork; PricewaterhouseCoopers' stress-management program; Strategies to help employees avoid overwork.
- EU moves to end UK's 48-hour week opt-out. Wigham, Ross // Personnel Today;11/12/2002, p1
Reports on the effect of Working Time Directive's review by the European Union (EU) on the working hours of the employees in Great Britain. Impact of losing the opt out option on the workforce; Expected time for the submission of recommendation by the EU on the directive; Influence of the...