Book News New edition of a resource for business owners and managers interested in flextime, the compressed workweek, flexplace, part-time employment, job sharing, phased and partial retirement, and work sharing. Each topic is treated with descriptions of its origins, who uses it, pros and cons, how to decide whether an organization should try it, and how to introduce the changes. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Blackwell North Amer This new edition of Creating a Flexible Workplace, the winner of the 1990 Society for Human Resource Management's "Best Book of the Year" Award, provides you with the most up-to-date information available on this growing trend. Acknowledged as the definitive guide to the topic, this comprehensive volume gives human resources professionals and line managers everything they need to know to use flexible work options successfully. The second edition supplies completely updated statistics and resources; as well as new case studies that reflect a much wider corporate experience with flexible scheduling. You'll learn much from the many companies that have gone beyond viewing flexibility as a "program" and are integrating it systemwide. Most important, Creating a Flexible Workplace helps you balance two of the most important elements to your company's success: its people and their productivity. This book will make sure you safely navigate the complexities of creating flexible work schedules that are both satisfying to your people and also highly effective for your organization.