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.