Each of these cost/benefit scenarios is based on an organization in which 50 percent of the staff teleworks at least one day per week.
The conclusions of the 2002 study are amply supported: investigations found that IT security was breached whether or not telework was involved, OMB and GSA issuances said that attention to compliance with existing security guidelines will enable effective secure telework programs, and the IRS ERAP implementation has succeeded.
Through its subsidiary operation, Teleworks
USA, EKCEP has placed nearly 600 local people into customer service jobs.
DTIC offers all of its employees the option to telework
on a regularly recurring basis or an ad hoc basis, and about 70 percent of the center's workforce teleworks
Remote managing occurs when managers are physically separated from their direct reports because the manager and/or the employee teleworks
, and thus manages these employees remotely.
Employers who allow their employees to telework
will see an increase in quality applicants, employee retention and productivity, as well as decreased sick leave and need for office space, because employees are able to arrange their schedules to better fit their lifestyles.
President Obama signed the Telework
Enhancement Act of 2010 into law in December 2010.
It's time for ad hoc telework
programs to be brought up to snuff.<p>Technology has enabled telework
programs to evolve beyond images of people dialing up in pajamas to remote workers tapping advanced collaboration tools that increase productivity and ensure business continuity.
In October 2000, Congress passed the Department of Transportation appropriations bill (PL 106-346), which included a provision requiring every federal agency to allow eligible employees to telework
to the maximum extent possible without diminished performance.
Although the International Telework
Association and Council (1998) can trace the history of teleworking to the National Science Foundation in 1973, it has only been since the decade of the 90's that teleworking has gain significance as an alternative work arrangement.
When Cheryl Mayberry McKissack launched Nia Enterprises in 2000, she knew she wanted telework
to be an option for employees.
Although these newly-coined terms may irritate linguistic purists, there is no denying that telework
is an emerging global phenomenon, rapidly gaining momentum in both developed and developing countries.