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Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal

, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 247–261 | Cite as

Managing Telework Programs Effectively

  • Jeffrey A. Mello
Article

Abstract

Telework has greatly increased in both popularity and use in recent years. The original impetus behind telework has shifted over the years away from social responsibility as employers have come to realize the significant benefits they can reap from a well-designed and implemented telework program. Despite the well-documented environmental, societal, employer and employee benefits associated with telework, telework changes the nature of the employer–employee relationship and can have some detrimental effects on an organizations if not implemented strategically. This paper explores the prevalence of and benefits and limitations associated with telework and provides recommendations as to how to most effectively implement telework.

Key words

telework employers employee technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Andreas School of BusinessBarry UniversityMiami ShoresUSA

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