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Teleworking

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  • 1. Applied GCE Unit 1 Life in the Information Age
  • 2. Learning Outcomes Lesson 2
    • By the end of the lesson, you should:
    • understand the impact on professional lives
    • understand the scope of teleworking in a real-life situation
    • understand the impact on working styles in a real-life situation
  • 3. Flexibility
    • More flexible way of working:
      • The times at which people work
      • The places at which people work
      • The contracts they work under
    • Employers monitor and control more flexible working patterns
    • Communication and networking allows people to work in different ways and in different places
    Lesson 2 Learning outcomes: Understand the impact on professional lives ; understand the scope of teleworking; the impact on working styles
  • 4. Work/life balance
    • Working life more productive and efficient
    • Individuals take on more responsibility
    • Downside: working hours longer
      • >60 hours per week : 12.5% to 16.5% from 2002 to 2004
      • 2/3 of families working outside Mon-Fri 9-5
      • ½ of all employees have some form of flexible working arrangement
      • 11% of women and 8% of men worked flextime
      • 7% of women and 1% of men worked term time only
    Lesson 2 Learning outcomes: Understand the impact on professional lives ; understand the scope of teleworking; the impact on working styles
  • 5. Task
    • Read the report for the BT case study, and answer the questions provided
    Lesson 2 Learning outcomes: Understand the impact on professional lives; understand the scope of teleworking ; the impact on working styles