Four Flexible Work Arrangement
A plan whereby employees’ workdays are built around a core of mid-day hours when all workers are required to be present.
Workers can arrange their own starting and stopping hours before and after the core period.
Positive effects on employee productivity, job satisfaction, satisfaction with work schedule, and employee absenteeism.
Positive effect on absenteeism was much greater than on productivity.
Compressed workweek * Non-conventional 5-day, 40-hour workweek
Example – pilots, doctors, nurses etc * Job sharing * Allowing two or more people to share a single full-time job. * Teleworking * Employees work from home using telephones and the Internet to transmit letters, data, and completed work to the home office. * Allows employees to manage work and family responsibilities * Teleworking * Employees work from home using telephones and the Internet to transmit letters, data, and completed work to the home office. * Allows employees to manage work and family responsibilities
Types of Flexible Work Arrangements
There are several types of flexible work arrangements. Employees and supervisors should carefully consider each arrangement to decide what will work best for unit or department. Options include: * Compressed work week - A program designed to allow eligible full time staff members to work longer scheduled days of work. * Flex-time - A program designed to allow staff to work “core hours” with either early or late beginning/ending of the workday. * Job-sharing - A program in which two people share a position, each working part of the week. * Part-time work - A work schedule that is less than full-time but is at least half of the regularly scheduled full time. * Telecommuting - A program designed to allow staff to work a portion of their normally scheduled work hours from a remote location.
What is meant by 'flexible work'?
Simply put, flexible work arrangements are