The benefits of allowing associates to tailor when, where and how they work are clear. However, you may never realize those benefits if your policies and best practices are not properly implemented. Getting Workplace Flexibility right depends on how well you execute three key aspects.
Flexibility can be a game-changer in the business world. Workplace flexibility, along with its inherent benefits, is something to be admired and perhaps even doggedly pursued. But, what does flexibility look like from a practical or logistical standpoint? How do you know if your company truly is flexible?
With a menu of flexible work options employees are no longer locked into traditional routines — like clocking in and clocking out. Rather, success is measured by results (e.g. the fulfillment of certain duties and responsibilities) and workers are afforded more freedom in deciding how to effectively perform their job functions.