Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century
futurework: Chapter 6 - Box 6.5
B O X 6.5 Going to the office is not what it used to be
As technology enables workers to decentralize their work, clocking "in" and "out" will no longer be necessary. Workers may rarely be in the office, and their working hours may bear little resemblance to the traditional nine-to-five schedule. What might the workplace look like in the year 2020?
wireless computers video-mail videophones
SOURCE: Adapted from Susan Paynter, "Workplace 2020: Whats in Store for Working Mothers in the Brave New Business World of Tomorrow," in Working Woman, May 1999