Unformatted text preview: this option available to their employees” (167). Employees who telecommute cite a variety of benefits for such an arrangement (see in particular articles by Gura, Smith, and Kaplan). One employee of a mail order company whose opinion was quoted observed that “I can save about 15-17 hours a week in driving time” (from Allen). Working at home allows the telecommuting employee to work at his or her optimum times (“The Day Does Not Have to Start at 9:00 A.M.”). Also, in Kaplan and Keith (1999) the benefits of not having to leave home are emphasized: “A telecommuting parent does not have to worry about child care” (39). Telecommuting may “Be here to stay” (quoted in a number of different sources)....
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- Winter '10
- Telecommuting, new employment opportunities, Mail Order Company, metropolitan Phoenix area