In: Human Resources

Working Time Arrangements

Anyone with children, a relative in need of care, a long commute, a second gig or even a special hobby appreciates a less rigid working schedule, one that doesn't require physical presence from 9 am to 5 pm, five days a week. Learn how various organizations offer flex-time and the opportunity to work remotely. How do they and their employees benefit and what are the signs that flex-time can be a mixed blessing.

Summaries

8 Book

Redesigning Work

How to Transform Your Organization and Make Hybrid Work for Everyone
Lynda Gratton
MIT Press, 2022
9 Article

What Really Happened in Iceland’s Four-Day Week Trial

The success of the trial made global headlines. But the actual results tell a more complex story
Nicole Kobie
Wired, 2021
9 Book

Clockwork

Design Your Business to Run Itself
Mike Michalowicz
Portfolio, 2018
8 Article
Michael Lee Stallard
LinkedIn, 2021
8 Book

The Long-Distance Leader

Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership
Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel
Berrett-Koehler, 2018
Book

The 4 Day Week

How the flexible work revolution can increase productivity, profitability and wellbeing, and help create a sustainable future
Andrew Barnes
Piatkus Books, 2020
7 Report
Bureau of Labor Statistics
US Dept of Labor, 2018
8 Article
Megan Berry
Medium, 2017
7 Article

Traditional Work Isn’t Working

It’s Time for the 9 to 5 to Retire
Diane Mulcahy
Catalant, 2017
8 Book

Virtual Freedom

How to Work with Virtual Staff to Buy More Time, Become More Productive, and Build Your Dream Business
Chris Ducker
BenBella, 2014