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Research Report Flexibility in Where, When and How We Work Leads to Business Gains--Success Depends on Strategy and Training

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Report
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Research Report Flexibility in Where, When and How We Work Leads to Business Gains--Success Depends on Strategy and Training
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flex strategy group
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Judi C Casey

Businesses and organizations are constantly looking to optimize resources, increase productivity and engagement, encourage innovation and collaboration, and attract and retain top talent. New national research shows that the strategic use of work flexibility, technology and workspace options are keys to achieving these business goals and building a high-performance flexible work culture. However, organizations have not invested in the training and resources required to utilize flexibility, technology and workspace options for transformational results.

Working Anywhere, Anytime: Work Flexibility from a Management and an Occupational Health Perspective

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Call for Papers
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Working Anywhere, Anytime: Work Flexibility from a Management and an Occupational Health Perspective
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EAWOP Small Group Meeting

EAWOP Small Group Meeting

Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”

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Blog
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Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

A new study shows that the majority of telecommuting takes place after hours and on weekends, without a correlated increase in earnings.

Out of the Office: More People Are Working Remotely, Survey Finds

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News Article
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Out of the Office: More People Are Working Remotely, Survey Finds
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

"Last year, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely, according to the survey of more than 15,000 adults."

The Proximity Myth

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Blog
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The Proximity Myth
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Huffington Post

The Curse of Flexible Work

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News Article
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The Curse of Flexible Work
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BBC.com

Deviating from the nine-to-five isn’t always liberating – it can often be a constant source of stress.

Calgary Leads the Charge in Work Flexibility

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Blog
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Calgary Leads the Charge in Work Flexibility
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Mayor Nenshi shared with 1 Million for Work Flexibility, “By creating an environment where people can work from home, we’re really helping to manage infrastructure congestion. This is a big deal when it comes to the future of our cities. It is the most cost-effective way to keep our cities moving without having to build more roads or subways. Even if someone is only working from home for part of their day—if they are using city infrastructure at non-peak periods—they are helping us create a much more efficient transportation network.”

Reminder: UK Balance Network Workshop on Digital Technologies - June 27, 2016

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Workshop
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Reminder: UK Balance Network Workshop on Digital Technologies - June 27, 2016
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UK Balance Network
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Ariane Ollier-Malaterre for the SIG Work-family and Technology

Beyond Balance: How digital technologies are affecting our work, our homes, and everything in between

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