Description the international journal of telework and telecommuting technologies is an interdisciplinary journal that serves as an arena where scholars, professionals, organizations can exchange ideas about the nature, goals, strengths, and weaknesses of telework. 4 great examples of telework's impact by: brie weiler reynolds as champions of telecommuting and flexible work options for all, we certainly don't have to tell telcoa readers about the benefits of telework--we all know and love them. The trend toward teleworking: impact on employer and employee reviews the latest research on the benefits of telework, including the impact on real estate costs, employee productivity and performance, organizational commitment and turnover, work-life balance, job satisfaction and mental health. Jala is helping develop telecommuting projects in lisbon, madrid, vienna, and argentina and is performing telework impact studies in southern europe we also have an on-going project to forecast the global impacts of telework.
The following sections will focus on the impacts of information technology and electronic commerce on business models, commerce, market structure, workplace, labour market, educa- tion, private life and society as a whole. Innovation and impact are considered at an overall corporate level, rather than at an individual level findings of this research indicate that teleworking one to two dayseach week has no discernibly negative impact on innovation, and mayactually enhance innovation, provided systems to encourage andfacilitate innovation are in place. The results show that family participation in management and governance has a negative impact on innovation input and a positive influence on innovation output this suggests that family members are risk averse and reluctant to invest in innovation, but at the same time do so more effectively. In consequence, the impact of telework on the cognitive and relational component of organizational socialization should always be managed actively and the appropriate teleworking frequency should be derived from the organizational, individual and task-related needs and opportunities that constitute the main decisional characteristics of a.
The american consumer institute study measured many of these direct and indirect effects of telecommuting on the environment and estimated that over the next ten years, the incremental cumulative benefit would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 5882 million tons. Effect of telework and other flexible workplace policies on employer bottom lines what was the need flexible workplace policies, including telecommuting. Cisco conducted the survey in late 2008 to evaluate a number of telecommuting topics, including commuting patterns, technology barriers, work quality and productivity, environmental impacts, and advantages and disadvantages of the flexible lifestyle, as well as overall employee satisfaction.
Given that telecommuting and flextime have been demonstrated to have very similar effects on employees, presumably what we learn about flextime may have some bearing on telecommuting we looked at the effect of flextime on profitability using the workplace and employee survey. Telecommuting and its impact on managers in the united states abstract the concept of telecommuting is becoming very popular in america's corporate world especially with the technological innovation that is revolutionizing most businesses today. Telework is the partial or total substitution of telecommunications technology for the trip to and from the primary workplace along with the associated changes in policy, organization, management, and work structure. It may seem like good policy to let someone work from home, but, from a corporate-culture perspective, there's something to be said for making employees schlep to the office. Telecommuting's impact is that studies of this innovation appear in dispersed literatures (information systems, logistics, industrial re- lations, psychology, operations, real estate, and management be´.
The impact of professional isolation on teleworker job performance and turnover intentions: does time spent teleworking, interacting face-to-face, or having access to communication-enhancing technology matter. Telework can be seen as a strategic building block for overall organizational change initiatives organizational change processes, however, frequently seem to lack an integration with workplace innovation projects. Telework is slowly gaining a foothold in the federal government, but changing the attitudes of managers and supervisors who want to see their employees face-to-face remains a constant struggle.
As yahoo ends telecommuting, others say it has benefits almost 10% of us workers do their jobs from home at least one day a week, so news that ailing tech giant yahoo will end the practice in. Everyone is pissed off about yahoo's new ban on working from home or at least, that's what the media coverage seems to suggest here are just a few of the criticisms i've read in the past few days. Cea's study the energy and greenhouse gas emissions impacts of telecommuting and e-commerce says that in 2013, telecommuting or teleworking reduced us energy use by the equivalent of as much as three power plants, or the annual electricity consumption of almost 750,000 households.
Abstract this study examines the relationship between teleworking, gender roles and happiness of couples using data from the british household panel survey (bhps) and the understanding society survey (uss) during the period 1991-2012. The term telecommuting was first coined in the early 1970s, and since that time the number of people taking advantage of the ability to work remotely has grown dramatically by 1997, more than 100,000 us federal employees were telecommuting, and by 2014, more than 33 million us workers reported.
[google scholar]), teleworking fits the definition of innovation found in the innovation literature: that is, 'an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption' (rogers 1983 rogers, everett m 1983. Pros and cons of outsourcing what does outsourcing and offshoring mean outsourcing is the process of assigning a company's business processes to an external agency in lieu of enhancing service quality, driving innovation or deriving benefits of lower labor costs. Many public organizations implement teleworking: an organizational innovation expected to improve the working conditions of public servants however, it is unclear to what extent teleworking is beneficial for public servants this study adds to the literature by studying the effects of teleworking.