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"Another word for telecommute." (Kossek, 2003).

"Work, esp. at home, communicating electronically with one's employer, etc., by computer, fax, and telephone." (Pearsall, 2003).

Working outside of the conventional workplace and communicating by means of communications or computer based technology. (Bailey & Kurland, 2002).

“ANY form of substitution of information technologies (such as telecommunications and computers) for work-related travel; moving the work to the workers instead of moving the workers to work” (p. 1).

Glossary Source: 

Kossek, E. (2003). Telecommuting, A Sloan Work and Family Research Network Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Sloan Work and Family Research Network.

Telework. (2003). In Judy Pearsall, (Ed.), The concise Oxford dictionary in English dictionaries and thesauruses. UK: Oxford University Press, Inc. Internet Explorer. www.oxfordreference.com (13 June 2003).

Bailey, D., & Kurland, N. (2002). A review of telework research: Findings, new directions, and lessons for the study of modern work. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 23(4), 383-400.

Niles, J.M. (1998). Managing telework: Strategies for managing the virtual workforce.New York: John Wiley and Sons.