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Cynthia C. Froggatt tackles the pros and cons (mostly pros) of having your employees work at a location away from the office, particularly in their homes. She includes plenty of successful examples, an eight-step blueprint for making it work, and addresses the usual corporate reservations about the whole topic. You’ll find a refreshing dash of wit on every page, which one would expect from an author whose book title is, Work Naked. getAbstract.com recommends this book to anyone interested in mechanics of the virtual company.

In this summary, you will learn

  • The benefits of working at home or remote work;
  • The most common obstacles to remote work proposals and how you can overcome them, and
  • How to use technology to establish connections between remote workers.
 

About the Author

Cynthia C. Froggart, principal of Froggatt Consulting, has spent the last 15 years advising Fortune 500 companies. She has written many articles on remote and mobile work strategies, overcoming resistance to change, and the virtual workplace. Her comments have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Home Office Computing, Telecommuting Review, and other publications. She lives and works in New York City.

 

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Leaders and managers can reveal the hidden potential within individuals and organizations by shedding the traditional corporate mindset and trusting and supporting employees to work where and when they are most effective. Many employees will be most productive in ...

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