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1 The following passage contains mistakes in the in-text citations. Find these mistakes and explain how they can be corrected. More and more companies are allowing employees to “telecommute” (see Smith; Dawson; Brown; Gura and Keith; and Allen). One expert defines telecommuting as “home-based work” (13). Having terminals in their homes “allows employees to work at a variety of jobs” (“New Employment Opportunities” 1998). It has been estimated that currently 700,000 employees work out of their homes (Pennington, 2001, p. 56). That number is sure to increase as computer-based businesses multiply in the 1990s (Brown). In one of her recent articles on telecommuting, Holcomb found that “in the last year alone 43 companies in the metropolitan Phoenix area made
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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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