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date: 17 February 2020

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Workplace flexibility research has had mixed results and varied consequences for employees and employers. Workplace flexibility is defined as a formal or informal agreement between an employer and employee to provide individual job control over flexibility in timing, location, amount, or continuity in concert with nonwork needs. Integrating organizational and individual perspectives, this chapter discusses the mixed consequences of workplace flexibility taking into account that each type can be understood from varying employment relationship vantages, outcomes, and implementation challenges. The chapter concludes by examining multiple stakeholder roles to enhance future research and practice linkages.

Keywords: workplace flexibility, flexible work arrangements, flextime, flexible scheduling, telework

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