Flexible work arrangements go mainstream

Boles, Margaret
August 1997
Workforce (10928332);Aug97, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p24
Presents results of a survey by Watson Wyatt Worldwide, that most United States employers offer work-at-home or job-sharing arrangements. Its advantages; Sectors that uses such arrangements.


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