Job Flexibility in the Workplace

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Why would Manny the manager consider alternatives to the typical nine-to-five work schedule for his employees?

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1. Which shift is NOT an example of a compressed workweek?

2. Anna is a full-time customer service representative who works from home. Which of these terms describes the job flexibility option that allows an employee to work the majority of their work hours from home or another remote location outside of the office?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can be used to verify your comprehension of job flexibility in the workplace. You should be familiar with the meaning of job flexibility and its different types for these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to answer questions concerning:

  • An option that lets an employee choose what hours he or she will work
  • How two employees can fulfill the duties of one job
  • What a non-traditional work schedule is
  • A schedule that lets employees work a shorter workweek while also completing full time hours

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on job flexibility in the workplace
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as flextime and compressed workweek
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as job flexibility and telecommuting

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Job Flexibility in the Workplace can help you learn more about different scheduling options available in this type of setting. Find out about:

  • The purpose of job flexibility and why it's beneficial for companies
  • The job flexibility option that's gaining popularity
  • Another term used for job sharing
  • The benefits of telecommuting, job sharing, flextime, and a compressed work week
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