Work Flexibility Research
Q1: Write a purpose statement
To provide information on how employee fulfill the obligations of their positions when work arrangements wherein employees are given greater scheduling freedom.
Q2: Find three sources of information relation to this purpose statement and provide the following information.
Title: Success with flexible work practise
Author: Carol Davies
Date of publication: Nov 1997
Type of information: Secondary information
Brief summary of information: Provides suggestions and options for employer on developing and managing equitable flexible work practices.
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A key to making sure that those needs are met is to maintain control of the program. Employees and work teams can be very helpful in shaping flexible work guidelines.
Employees should be educated about policies and feel comfortable using them. This can only happen, if the company actively promotes the program. The pie chart above shows what types of the flexible work arrangement are most popular preferred by staffs.
Supporters of flexible work programs hail them as important recognition of the difficulties that many employees have in balancing their family obligations and their work duties, such programs can make a company more attractive to prospective employees.
Q9: Also, address and discuss any considerations in relation to:
Anti-discrimination legislation A. Ethical principles B. Codes of practice C. Privacy laws D. Health and safety
Flexible work practices should be treated fairly disregarding employee’s sex or races. It is also unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee on the ground of the employee’s family responsibilities by dismissing the employee. Employees should also keep in mind the ethical principles, codes of practice and privacy laws. * Employee should act with honesty, sincerity and integrity in their approach to their work; they should also behave with integrity, honesty and fairness in all business professional and