Firms find their flexible friends
- Tories cannot claim credit for flexibility. Littlefield, David // People Management;07/25/96, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p15
Highlights the changing nature of employment contract in Britain. Spread of flexible working; Factors that brought about flexible working; Percentage of contract labor in a company's workforce in Britain.
- Out box. Henderson, Pauline // Employee Benefits;May2003, p58
Calls on companies in Great Britain to implement flexible work programs. Promotion of work-life balance; Need of employers to create a workplace that can motivate employees; Focus on women employees.
- Prerequisites to flexible planning. van Deusen, Jean Donham // Emergency Librarian;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p16
Focuses on the idea of flexible scheduling in the school library media profession. Provision of students with the intellectual tools to accomplish work in content ares; Advantage to the teacher-librarian in freeing time for consultation with teachers; Expectation for spectation scheduling.
- Really flexible flex-time. Chapman, Christy // Internal Auditor;Jun95, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p8
Focuses on annual worksheets as the latest trend in European production. Averaging of working time per year; Freedom gained by companies in varying employees' schedules from week to week; Disadvantages of inflexible production schedules; Benefits gained from annualizing production hours.
- Flexible hours yield happy results. W.B. // National Catholic Reporter;04/04/97, Vol. 33 Issue 22, p4
Focuses on the results of flexible working hours in the United States. Impact on home lives; Need for tutoring of children.
- Flexible work arrangements from policy to implementation. Sullivan, Sandra; Lussier, Robert // Supervision;Sep95, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p10
Part II. Focuses on implementation strategies for flexible work arrangements in the United States. Extremes for supervisors implementing flexible work arrangements; Use of focus groups in identifying the needs of employees; Selection of a subgroup to act as a task force; Testing flexibility...
- Flexible work schedules. // Supervision;Jun90, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p3
Looks at a survey by the Conference Board which examined flexible work schedules in the United States. Prevalence of this practice among American companies; Employee reaction to the implementation of flexible working hours; Obstacles to flexible scheduling arrangements; Rise of a two-tiered...
- The value of on-the-job rotation. Wilbur, L. Perry // Supervisory Management;Nov93, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p6
Cites the value of on-the-job rotation. Energized workforce; Greater creativity; Sense of pride and self-worth; Setting up of on-the-job rotation program within a department or division.
- State employees flex their options. Petrini, Catherine; Thomas, Rebecca // Training & Development;Oct95, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p11
Describes flexible work arrangements used by state governments in the United States. Flextime; Part-time; Job-sharing; Compressed workweeks; Flexplace.
- Family-friendly work policies. Walterscheid, Ellen // Women in Business;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p30
Looks at how both large and small companies are giving employees flexible work options. The family-friendly policies at Hallmark Cards, Inc.; `The Work and Family Revolution,' by Barbara Vanderkolk; Making family-leave policies cost-effective; Flextime and job sharing; Subsidization of child...