Workflex

Workflex : The Essential Guide to Effective and Flexible Workplaces

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For today's fast-paced and diverse workforce, workplace flexibility is a crucial element for success on and off the job and employers who recognize this new and profound reality are a step ahead of the competition in recruiting and retaining high performing talent. A forward-looking and important benchmark resource for organizations, business leaders, and employees, this account provides comprehensive and in-depth information on how to implement a flexible workplace. It is filled with examples, how-to information, advice from experts, and tools to help employers and HR professionals set up and maintain flexible work arrangements that help meet their needs and the needs of their employees.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 213.36 x 276.86 x 27.94mm | 1,065.94g
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Alexadria, VA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1586442821
  • 9781586442828
  • 1,404,583

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""Workflex" provides one-stop shopping for everything that you could possibly want to know about workflex--a context for understanding the specific drivers; what successful workflex looks like in organizations of all shapes and sizes; and how to implement workflex so that it aligns with your business needs and organizational objectives. A must-read primer for HR practitioners seeking to create more flexible organizations!" --Judi C. Casey, MSW, director, "Work and Family Researchers Network" "FWI and SHRM's "Workflex" is a must have for any employer. . . . This definitive Guide provides all that is needed to make the case for flexibility, identify best practices, understand relevant legal issues, and diagnose how and when to implement workplace flexibility." --Kathleen E. Christensen, PhD, director, "National Workplace Flexibility Initiative", Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; coeditor, "Workplace Flexibility: Realigning 20th-Century Jobs for the 21st-Century Workforce " "What a wonderful resource you have created for organizational leaders everywhere on such an important topic for the future of effective workplaces. . . . Your guide is so comprehensive--sharing a tremendous amount of best practices in all industries, policies, programs, diagnostic tools, and metrics, even covering compliance." --Lora Geiger, director of "Human Resources", TURCK Inc. "Flexibility, in my opinion, is the most important tool in the 21st century battle for the advancement of women in the workplace. "Workflex" from Families and Work Institute and SHRM is a must read for everyone who seeks to implement, measure, support, or advance flexibility. This book is a game changer!" --Carol Evans, president, "Working Mother Media" "A must have for any employer. . . . This definitive Guide provides all that is needed to make the case for flexibility, identify best practices, understand relevant legal issues, and diagnose how and when to implement workplace flexibility." --Kathleen E. Christensen, PhD, director, "National Workplace Flexibility Initiative", Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; coeditor, "Workplace Flexibility: Realigning 20th-Century Jobs for the 21st-Century Workforce "show more

About Families and Work Institute

Families and Work Institute is a nonprofit center dedicated to providing research for living in today's changing workplace, changing family, and changing community. Since the institute was founded in 1989, it has tackled issues in three major areas: the workforce/workplace, youth, and early childhood. Families and Work Institute's research takes on emerging issues before they crest and includes some of the most comprehensive research on the U.S. workforce available. The institute's work has helped change the language of debates to move the discussion forward toward more effective and data-driven solutions and active results. It is based in New York City. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Its mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources. SHRM represents members in more than 125 countries and has a network of more than 575 affiliated chapters in the United States, as well as offices in China and India.show more