Rescue your work/life program

Miller, Barbara E.
June 1997
Workforce;Jun97, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p84
Discusses a collaborative action research project to rescue work/life program from stagnation. Main culprits in the stagnant work/life arena; Aim of addressing work/life issues with a systemic cultural-change focus; Work/life guidelines for all companies.


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