By Christine Avery,Diane Zabel
Flextime, telecommuting, compressed paintings week, activity sharing, downshifting, and sizzling desking—these phrases are infiltrating our vocabulary at an expanding price, holding velocity with swap within the office. even if there's a huge physique of literature at the altering nature of labor and office flexibility, there's no guide that synthesizes the learn on all elements of this subject. Pulling jointly the large literature in this topic, Avery and Zabel clarify the idea that of versatile paintings, hint the starting place and development of this office pattern, and evaluation the study on a variety of versatile paintings arrangements.
Workplace flexibility is overseas in scope. businesses, either within the usa and in a foreign country, became more and more attracted to imposing versatile paintings preparations. The authors comprise a bankruptcy on businesses in North the United States, Western Europe, and the uk which have been leaders in enforcing versatile paintings preparations. They determine parts ripe for added learn, recommend a vast array of assets, and speak about innovations for finding more information, together with proper databases, web assets, firms, and seek phrases. this can be a priceless instruction manual for managers, researchers, and scholars operating or learning within the parts of human source administration, industrial/organizational psychology, and the sociology of work.
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The Flexible Workplace: A Sourcebook of Information and Research by Christine Avery,Diane Zabel