HR_DB_Response_to_Will_Ardis[1] - Response to Will Ardis...

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Response to Will Ardis Though the author touched on some interesting Human Resource topics, the focus of arguments were hard to follow. Telecommuting was discussed in the introduction about how HR was to deal with the changes, but clarification to how was not clearly addressed for the reader. However, I can understand how telecommuting could be an advantage to using flexible work hours from the organization's perspective. Not only does telecommuting allow a company to offer its present workforce attractive, flexible work arrangements, it also opens up a much larger recruitment pool (Gainey & Kelley, 1999). For example, parents of children that are not in school, who might not have been selected in the past by an employer, are now possible candidates for job openings. From a productivity standpoint, some studies have shown that employees can be expected to produce 20% to 30% more when they telecommute (Gainey & Kelley, 1999). Telecommuting is also a cost effective tool for employers. Telecommuting gives
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course BUS 201 taught by Professor Marybethwhite during the Spring '08 term at University of South Florida.

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