Towards Organizational Flexicurity?

[We're pleased to welcome Dr. Andreas Kornelakis of the School of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Sussex. Dr. Kornelakis's article entitled "Balancing Flexibility With Security in Organizations? Exploring the Links Between Flexicurity and Human Resource Development" appeared in the December issue of Human Resource Development Review.] When it comes to public policy … Continue reading Towards Organizational Flexicurity?

Does Working From Home Work?

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer this February banned her employees from working from home, an uproar ensued in the business community. Supporters of workplace flexibility – including telecommuting, flexible schedules, job sharing and more – suggest that it leads to increased job satisfaction and other benefits. But does it instead blur the line between business … Continue reading Does Working From Home Work?

Women and Work-Life Balance

Shortly after Marissa Mayer's appointment this week as CEO of Yahoo, news of her pregnancy opened a new chapter in the work-life debate. Today, we offer context with perspectives on gender roles, women in leadership, and work-family balance. We hope you'll find this selection interesting and useful. Gary N. Powell of the University of Connecticut … Continue reading Women and Work-Life Balance

Making Space For Flexibility in the Workplace

Sara Värlander, Stockholm University School of Business, published "Individual Flexibility in the Workplace: A Spatial Perspective" on May 13, 2011 in The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. The abstract: During the past few decades, scholars have undertaken numerous studies to map various determinants of flexibility at various … Continue reading Making Space For Flexibility in the Workplace

Part 5 of 5: What are the Current and Future Implications for a “Work-Life Balance?”

Today we’re continuing our special series of posts on Work-Life Balance. We hope you find the series insightful and thought-provoking. What are the current and future implications for a "Work-Life Balance?" See the articles below to see what management researchers have to say. Frank L. Giancola, HR Researcher and Writer, published "Can the Work-Life Movement Regain … Continue reading Part 5 of 5: What are the Current and Future Implications for a “Work-Life Balance?”