TITLE

Being There

AUTHOR(S)
Gray, Carol Lippert
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug1999, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on executives balancing their careers and families. Matt Peiffer, vice president of Forest Product International Exchange, said he started scheduling more time for his daughter's school events when he heard senior executives at his former company exchanging stories on how many of their children's sporting events they had missed. The article mentions that almost 80 percent of married employees have spouses who also work, and almost half with children under the age of 18. Peiffer states that his company lets him take time off for family events, and trades coverage with his wife so that a parent is always at their daughter's events. The article mentions that technology allows changes in work styles to allow greater flexibility for working parents.
ACCESSION #
11873194

 

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