Accenture answered - A c c e n t u r e s W or kLife B al a...

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Ac c e ntur e’ s  Work–Life Balan c e  Pro g r a m s Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. It has over 186,000 employees with offices and operations in 200 cities within 52 countries. Accenture is headquartered in New York City. Time and Flexibility Internal surveys at Accenture revealed that time is highly valued among employees—regardless of age—as are daily and career flexibility. Eighty-one percent of the employees reported that their job satisfaction would increase significantly with additional time and location flexibility. Eightythree percent said the ability to balance work and life impacts their commitment to stay with Accenture. Sixty-one percent indicated that sabbaticals (career flexibility) are one of the top five most-favored resources. Equally between genders, 32 percent have turned down a new position in the past several years or considered leaving because of work– life balance concerns. Seventy-one percent said wellness is a priority. Work–Life Initiative at Accenture As a result of these findings and other considerations, Accenture developed two dozen work–life initiatives to give employees more time and flexibility. They range from flexible work arrangements to programs such as Back- Up Depend ent Care   and Lifeworks.   In-home or center-based care is available for any dependent when regular care arrangements break down. Lifeworks   is a free and confidential resource that provides information on a broad range of topics—from online health coaching to ergonomics assessments. This initiative
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2010 for the course ENGINEERIN 305 taught by Professor Martincandell during the Spring '10 term at Rio Hondo College.

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