From the Publisher
In this book, Blades and Fondas offer business professionals anindispensable handbook for transforming the way we work andbreaking free from the old, inflexible, 40-hour workweek. Theauthors show creative ways for individuals to fit work requirementswith life obligations, and persuade managers to adopt thesecustom-fit work strategies to improve their bottom line. Readerswill finish the book convinced of the place of custom-fit workarrangements in today’s workplace—and of how honoringemployees’ lives outside of work is an effective andinnovative strategy for both managers and organizations. Featuringcompelling stories of companies like Jet Blue, Ernst & Young,and Best Buy, the book profiles strategies that are gainingtraction in workplaces across the country:
· New twists ontraditional flexible hours and part-time work strategies
· Results-Only WorkEnvironments (ROWEs)
· “Babies atWork” programs
· “On ramp andoff ramp” opportunities
Practical and engaging, The Custom-Fit Workplace providesindividuals and employers the tools they need to be successful andhappy both at work and in life.