Flexible work schedules: What are we trading off to get them?

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Abstract

Flexible work schedules are spreading, but workers sometimes must be willing to increase their hours markedly, work evening shifts, or switch to part-time status, self-employment, or certain occupations to get flexibility in their schedules; this may entail a sacrifice of leisure time, compensation, or a predictable workweek.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-67
Number of pages18
JournalMonthly Labor Review
Volume124
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2001

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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