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- Work/Home Balance Is Still a Pipe Dream. // Benefits Quarterly;2000 Third Quarter, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p69
The article presents an abstract of the paper "Work/Home Balance Is Still a Pipe Dream" which appeared in the January 2000 issue of "Multinational Employer." According to a study by the Institute of Management and the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology in Great Britain,...
- Employees choosing work over perks. // Management Services;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p3
This article reports on the survey conducted by Croner in Great Britain in 2004, concerning the reluctance of employees to take benefits. The survey reveals that 61% of human resource professionals think employees are reluctant to take benefits fearing it may hinder their career prospects. As...
- Flexibility for all. // Working Mother;Dec1999/Jan2000, p18
Reveals a study suggesting that flexible work arrangements are favorable to women. Gain in personal and family time; Percentages of women and work-arrangement preferences.
- We should all become time lords. Reeves, Richard // New Statesman;07/31/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 4497, p21
Examines issues on working hours in Great Britain. Impact of working hours on family life; Reasons cited for working long hours without demanding additional compensation; Recommendations for achieving time sovereignty.
- A Desire for 9 to 5: Australians' Preference for a Standard Working Week. van Wanrooy, Brigid // Labour & Industry;Apr2007, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p71
The â€˜standardâ€™ working week in Australia has been gradually disappearing over the last several decades. This phenomenon has generated much debate on the conflict between work and life. Despite the debate about and recognition of lengthening hours among full-time workers, little is...
- News review of 2004. Roberts, Zoe // People Management;12/23/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 25, p14
The article presents human resource stories in Great Britain and Europe that made the headlines in 2004. The European Commission launches a review of the working time directive. The British government launches a debate on extending family-friendly employment legislation. Trade union Amicus...
- NEW PATTERNS IN SCHEDULING WORKING TIME. Bocean, Claudiu George; Sitnikov, Cătălina Soriana // Management & Marketing Journal;2010, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p105
Flexible work arrangements should focus on providing employees with more options for when and how they do their work. Organizations can provide a suite of flexible options to enable employees to choose the arrangements that best balance their work with family and lifestyle preferences. In this...
- Loophole leaves employers facing huge employment claims. // Management Services;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p3
This article discusses why turning down an employee's request for family friendly hours, in Great Britain, could cost employers tens of thousands of pounds in damages. New employment legislation gives all employees with a child under six the right to ask their employers to work fewer hours or...
- "Work/Life Balance: Challenges and Solutions" // Journal for Quality & Participation;Fall2004, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p38
Presents an abstract of the article "Work/Life Balance: Challenges and Solutions," by Nancy R. Lockwood, published in the Society for Human Resource Management document.