Tag: management

  • Help Your Company

9 Templates to Help Your Company Boost Flex Efforts

By |January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , |

Many templates for building outstanding work flex programs are just a mouse click away. Here are a few to consider as you craft a new policy.

  • Employee Empowerment

Employee Empowerment: The Path To Work-Life Effectiveness

By |December 20th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

To have satisfied employees, it is essential to support employees' overall well-being. Grocery store chain Wegmans demonstrates why that's important.

  • abuse

Harassment, Bullying, and Inflexible Work: A Continuum of Abuse?

By |December 15th, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , |

Sexual harassment, bullying, and inflexibility are all symptoms of disrespectful workplaces. They can be treated by creating environments of mutual respect.

  • Life Meets Work

Life Meets Work: Flex Solutions

By |December 5th, 2017|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , |

Kyra Cavanaugh, President of Life Meets Work, talks with 1MFWF about the future of work and the impact of flexibility on their own company culture.

  • communication key

Study: Communication Key to Successful Flex, Remote Work

By |November 14th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

It's vital that both employees and employers develop key communication skills, because the push toward more flexibility is only going to increase.

  • Millennials in the Workplace

The Importance of Millennials in the Workplace: An Infographic

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Millennials will represent 75 percent of the workforce by 2025, which is why it’s important for business owners to understand their values and perspectives.

  • breaking the mold

Author Insights: Lotte Bailyn on Breaking the Mold

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Professor of Management Lotte Bailyn literally wrote the book on work flexibility, back in 1993. How far have we come, as she wrote, in breaking the mold?

  • part-time work

Research Explainer: Part-Time Work Can Be Better By Design

By |October 10th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Work, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

When companies take time to formulate a plan for part-time work, design those positions, and implement things fairly, the results can be beneficial for all.

  • flexible work

3 Reasons Why Flexible Work is Worth the Effort

By |September 12th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Despite scores of articles about the pitfalls of flexibility, the flexible work trend continues. Here are three reasons flexible work is worth the effort.

  • time zone

How-To Guide: How to Manage Team Time Zone Challenges

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , |

It's not intuitively easy to communicate and collaborate while working across different time zones. That's why it's key to plan ahead carefully.