Wednesday, August 31, 2011

ROWE as competitive advantage for nonprofits

Writing in the Boston Globe, Joana Weiss notes that a few companies have embraced a radical form of flexibility: the Results Only Work Environment/’ which posits that when and where people work is irrelevant, so long as the work gets done. But far more often, a pliable schedule is a benefit reserved for a lucky few, or carved out on a case-by-case basis. Instead of treating flexibility in the work place as an added benefit, perhaps we should be thinking of it as a competitive advantage.

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