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Teleworking

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

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