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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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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2010 for the course GEN 101 taught by Professor Sm during the Winter '10 term at University of Utah.
- Winter '10