that working flexibly, virtually, or in a high-commitment work environment is a smart business practice?
Research on the benefits of work-life programs in general and flexible work arrangements in particular shows that businesses have much to gain from implementing policies and practices that allow their employees to fit together their work-life puzzles.
The benefits accrue in these areas:
How improvement in each of these results from flexible, customized work arrangements is described in each of the studies listed here.
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