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Flexible working practices : techniques and innovations

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331.257 STRf
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Length:
xv, 328 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher:
London, U.K.: Institute of Personnel and Development
Year:
1998
ISBN-ISSN:
0852927444
Type:
Books
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Frequency:
Daily
Copies:
1
Abstract:
Aims to help organisations responde to customer demand, cope with peaks and troughs in activitiy, recruit and retain the best people, and save significant sums of money. Considers : Temporal flexibility - annual hours, job-sharing, part-time and portfolio working; Predicting the unpredictable - complementary workers, interim managers and new forms of shiftworking; Functional flexibility - multi-skilling, outsourcing, teleworking and call centres; Using individual and team reward - competence-based, performance-based and profit-related pay, and gainsharing and broadbanding - to support flexibility; 'Family-friendly' policies - flexitime, career breaks, childcare and eldercare; and Clarifying the 'psychological contract' with empowered employees.
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