Flexibility helps lift employees’ productivity rate

first_img Comments are closed. Modern practices such as flexible working are improving productivity, areport claims. The study by BT Cellnet reveals that nearly 80 per cent of staff who workflexibly think their performance has improved as a result. Nearly 70 per centestimate they are at least 10 per cent more efficient. The report, based on a survey among companies with more than 500 staff,covering half a million employees, shows that seven out of 10 seniordecision-makers believe staff can be more productive as a result of workingflexibly. More than a third of employers think flexible working increases morale and afifth report that it helps promote staff loyalty. Chris Mattheisen, BT Cellnet’s director of business marketing, said,”New technology that enables and empowers productivity is arriving everyday. “If harsher economic times lie ahead, maximising productivity andensuring a motivated workforce will be critical.” But the study also shows there is still resistance to home working, with 68per cent of senior managers admitting they are concerned about lost time oropportunities when their staff are away from the office. Related posts:No related photos. Flexibility helps lift employees’ productivity rateOn 11 Dec 2001 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Articlelast_img

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