Other Flexible Work Arrangement Resources
SHRM Hosts Flexibility Roundtable, Shares Findings
On September 23, 2010, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) hosted an executive roundtable on workplace flexibility in Washington, DC. The results from an online survey conducted in November 2008 with 511 HR professionals were the basis for this day-long SHRM roundtable on strategies for expanding and improving workplace flexibility. Read more about the Roundtable
The Foundation has provided funding for six academic Centers on Working Families, one Workplace Center, one Center on Aging and Work, and more than 100 additional research projects to examine issues faced by working families. These Centers and related projects are generating academic research that is relevant in both breadth and scope. Through its Workplace, Work Force, and Working Families program, the Foundation plays a vital role in developing work-family scholarship and supporting effective workplaces that meet the needs of working parents and older workers.
Mass Career Customization (MCC)TM
Many of today's business leaders typify the traditional workforce, while the vast majority of tomorrow's leaders do not. MCC offers a corporate lattice that responds to these realities. MCC is a policy, practice, and book by Deloitte Development LLC executives, Cathy Benko and Anne C. Weisberg.
On June 3, 2008, Malcolm Foo, Senior Manager and Talent Strategies Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLC, presented on Deloitte's MCC at ODEP's employment summit--Transforming the American Workplace--A 21st Century Vision Workshop on the New Workplace: Flexibility.
These ten principles were drafted by one of the Sloan Foundation Initiatives on Workplace Flexibility--Workplace Flexibility 2010, that supports the development of a comprehensive national policy on workplace flexibility.
U.S. Department of Labor's Women's Bureau Flex-Options
This project encouraged business owners to develop workplace flexibility policies and procedures in response to the growing demand for such options in the workplace. Through a partnership with skilled contractors and experienced corporate mentors who have successfully implemented workplace flexibility, Flex-Options for Women directly assisted business owners in ten regions of the United States while building national awareness of flexible workplace solutions.
This Power Point presentation was prepared and conducted by Linda Roundtree, President of Roundtree Consulting, for a Business and Professional Women Foundation-sponsored webinar in October 2007. The webinar was presented in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy's funded initiative with the Montgomery County (MD) Workforce Investment Board and its Women's Bureau's Flex-Options project.
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