Flexible work options play a very direct role in people’s well-being when it comes to work, stress, and mental health.
There are some surprising things I've learned in my new position that have come to shape the way I’ll look at working for the remainder of my career.
The brain works better, delivering more creative and innovative thoughts and ideas, when it has downtime. In other words, the brain needs work flexibility.
Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review
A new study shows that people who have more control over their schedules tend to work longer hours than those who have less control.
When people have autonomy in a workplace, we may have to worry less about them shirking their duties and more about them falling prey to overwork.