A strong, broad business case will justify the time, people and money required to create and sustain a culture of strategic work flexibility.
Thirty years of high quality research and countless case studies have proven the multiple ways organizations and people benefit from telework, flexible hours, compressed work schedules and reduced hours.
Here is a snapshot of the numerous short and long-term impacts:
The challenge is to interpret these many benefits of strategic work flexibility in order to tailor a business case that's relevant to the unique goals of your organization. And then identify the dashboard of metrics to track your progress on multiple dimensions.
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