Winning Support for Flexible Work – HBR Blog

Even as new communications technologies make flexible working more possible the reality is that few companies have official policies and even fewer managers are open to or equipped to handle employees with alternative schedules. Furthermore, despite research demonstrating improved productivity, there are still issues of trust, with a persistent belief that flexible and remote working encourages a lax attitude to work.

This blog post suggests that workers may be able to help themselves get the flexible working patterns they want by being clear about what they need, and by working with employers to respond to their needs and show that work does get done and that flexible working may even be a net gain to the organisation.

Read more on the HBR Blog.