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Author: Christina Romer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workplace, flexibility, economics, balance, life, work
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437936202
ISBN-13: 9781437936209

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Many workers have a need and desire for more flexibility in the workplace. Flexible workplace arrangements can be in terms of when one works, where one works, or how much one works. They include a variety of arrangements such as job sharing, phased retirement of older workers, and telecommuting. This report presents an economic perspective on flexible workplace policies and practices. It reports some of the changes in the U.S. workforce that have increased the need for flexibility in the workplace. It also examines the current st

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: jobs, policy, flexible
Number of Pages: 193
Published: 2009-05-31
ISBN-10: 9264059180
ISBN-13: 9789264059184

In todays economic context, governments are required to take centre stage, helping workers to compete in the global market whilst also supporting employers so that they may retain jobs, increase productivity and offer better-quality employment at the local level. For expectations to be fulfilled, however, significant changes are needed in the way policy is managed. Far greater flexibility must be available at the local level to co-ordinate and adapt both policies and programmes to local strategic priorities. This book provides a new indicator for benchmarking labour-market policy, reviewing th

Author: Carlotta C. Joyner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: key, concerns, federal, requirements, districts, address, secondary, education, flexibility, initiatives, elementary
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788185462
ISBN-13: 9780788185465

As dissatisfaction with America's educational system has grown, efforts to implement broad, systematic education reform have accelerated. Some experts & local administrators have advocated loosening federal requirements that are thought to potentially impede new or innovative instructional requirements. This report presents information on (1) the major federal requirements that affect school districts, (2) the issues that school districts face in implementing these requirements, & (3) the impact of the U.S. Dept. of Education's flexibility initiatives on school districts' ability to address th

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: future, economy, globalising, cohesion, societal
Number of Pages: 110
Published: 1998-11-20
ISBN-10: 9264163875
ISBN-13: 9789264163874

As economic globalisation runs its seemingly relentless course, the demands on OECD economies' flexibility are set to increase still further in the years to come. What kind of society will be able to cope with these pressures? How much and what kinds of adaptability will be required of individuals, institutions and enterprises? What forces will hold OECD societies together in an environment shaped by intense international competition and fast-moving technological change? This publication looks into the prospects for societal cohesion in tomorrow's world. It assesses the long-run implications o

Author: Charles Leadbeater
Publisher: Demos
Keywords: new, world, work, security, flexibility, mutual, combining, employee
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 1998-07
ISBN-10: 1898309949
ISBN-13: 9781898309949

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: structural, dynamic, testing, method, massadditive, residual, flexibility, hybrid
Number of Pages: 72
ISBN-10: 1428995196
ISBN-13: 9781428995192

Author: Norman J. Rabkin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: flexibility, implement, innovative, approaches, little, contractors, security, private, screening, aviation
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 1422319199
ISBN-13: 9781422319192

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 resulted in fundamental changes in the way the U.S. screens airport passengers & their property. One of the most significant changes was the shift from using private screeners to using fed. screeners at all but 5 airports. These 5 U.S. airports are part of a pilot program, where private screeners perform screening functions. The mission of the Private Screening Pilot Program (PSPP) is to test the effective. of increased operational flexibility at the airport level that contractors may provide. This report describes: the challenges & limitations of the PSPP; the op
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