Abstracts: November 18th, 2009

This guide is designed to help managers discover and implement innovative working methods which improve productivity, save money and enable employees to balance their work and personal lives.

This guide describes the benefits that organizations can achieve and the key principles for introducing flexibility. It also includes advice on creating a flexible workplace and developing the key management skills required.

There are case studies of innovative working in large and small organizations and a problem-solving Question and Answer Section for challenging situations.

The guide is available from the Equality and Human Rights Commission. http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/advice-and-guidance/here-for-everyone-here-for-business/working-better/working-better-a-managers-8217-guide-to-flexible-working/