- Flex Time Doesn't Need to Be an HR Policy. Behson, Scott // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;12/4/2014, p2
The article discusses a report from the Working Mother Research Institute (WMRI) on workplace flexibility for working men, and argues that flexible time does not need to be a human resource (HR) policy.
- In the News. // Manager's Legal Bulletin;12/15/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 24, p1
The article offers news briefs related to the business sector in the U.S. which include the percentage of working men who wanted to have flexible work hours, the most common excuses used by absent employees.
- Flexibility is the key to reducing absence. Robertson, Ivan // Employee Benefits;Mar2011 Thought Leaders Supplement, p15
In this article the author discusses the significance of flexibility in the employers' part to reduce absenteeism and presenteeism in Great Britain. He states that flexibility includes the intelligent use of fit note and a phased return to work for employees. He notes that employers must develop...
- Prepare for World Cup absences. Lillywhite, Lucy // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;5/28/2010, Vol. 200 Issue 4629, p38
The article presents suggestion by the author to employers to minimize absenteeism during the 19th World Cup football tournament to be played from June 11 to July 11, 2010, in South Africa. She states that during this period employers can gain huge amount of goodwill by accepting employee...
- Employers warned: be on the ball. // Works Management;Jun2006, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p6
The article reports that advisory service firm Acas published guidance to help employers deal with employee absences during the World Cup soccer tournament. Tips in the guidance include practicing flexibility, avoiding discrimination, and providing a rest area with a television screen so that...
- SPORTING CHANCE. Smethurst, Steve // People Management;6/29/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 13, p32
The article discusses the impact of the World Cup tournament on the human resource sector in Great Britain. The levels of absenteeism were predicted to rise by as much as 20 percent during group matches according to research by Active Health Partners. Meanwhile, Marshal has warned that the event...
- Study: Men value work flexibility, too. // HR Weekly;11/3/2014, Vol. 2 Issue 44, p1
The article highlights a research study conducted by the Working Mother Research Institute on male employees' perception of work flexibility.
- The Business Case for Flex. Quirk, Alison // HR Magazine;Apr2012, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p44
The article presents a case study of multinational financial services provider State Street Corp.'s implementation of a flexible work program (Flex) and its effect on employee loyalty and performance. It states that Flex components included technology, real estate, governance, and employee...
- Flexible working critical to ease workplace stress. Paterson, Jennifer // Employee Benefits;12/18/2013, p5
The article reports that according to a new research by global workplace provider Regus, 69% of respondents consider flexible working as an important factor for easing work-related stress. The survey says that 45% of respondents believe that stress is responsible for an increase in absenteeism,...