The rise of teleworking




 Types of IT-aided work
                 Same time       Different time

                     ...
IT for IT-aided work
                            Same time              Different time


                      .Presentati...
IT for IT-aided work
                           Same time                     Different time

                  +All prese...
challenges &
      opportunities

                                 managerial
                                  practices
...
Opportunities of e-work
Greater flexibility
Saves time and costs
Increases communication and learning
across organization
...
Employees’ practices?

You call Marie to discuss an assignment,
in the background you can hear ‘Oprah.’
What do you do?


...
Invisibility
 Communication 101
       high % of messages transmitted via body
       language

 The 50-feet rule
       c...
Overwork
 Increased burn-out
    longer hours
    difficulty in separating office & home
    lives

“Work ! always "er# I ...
Managerial practices
   design
Choosing employees
Choosing tasks

       Control
Replicate on-site surveillance
Strong cul...
Choosing employees




                 Control
Socialization




   more to come...
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IS Undergrads Class 10

  1. 1. The rise of teleworking Types of IT-aided work Same time Different time electronic shift- Same place electonic work work Different global virtual place telework teams
  2. 2. IT for IT-aided work Same time Different time .Presentations .shared folders Same place .Electronic whiteboards .Change tracking Different .e-Chat .file sharing place .Desktop sharing .e-mail IT for IT-aided work Same time Different time +All present to address issues +Optimization of time +Read body language +Documented history Same place -Personality conflicts -Hard to maintain momentum -Agenda can get off-track -Forfeit benefits of socialization +Real-time action +Worlwide contributions +Save $/time +Lack of peer pressure Different place -Misread signals -Cultural differences -‘Poorer communication -Forfeit benefits of interaction
  3. 3. IT for IT-aided work Same time Different time +All present to address issues +Optimization of time +Read body language +Documented history Same place -Personality conflicts -Hard to maintain momentum -Agenda can get off-track -Forfeit benefits of socialization +Real-time action +Worlwide contributions +Save $/time +Lack of peer pressure Different place -Misread signals -Cultural differences -‘Poorer communication -Forfeit benefits of interaction
  4. 4. challenges & opportunities managerial practices employees’ practices The opportunity of telework Technology - Performance; Connectivity; Portability Information/Knowledge Work > 70% of work is information intensive Globalization - of markets, products and resources/labour
  5. 5. Opportunities of e-work Greater flexibility Saves time and costs Increases communication and learning across organization Encourages appreciation of diversity Opportunities of e-work Schedule and geographic flexibility Increased number and types of learning opportunities Much improved access to valuable information More opportunity to network, meet, and become friends with colleagues
  6. 6. Employees’ practices? You call Marie to discuss an assignment, in the background you can hear ‘Oprah.’ What do you do? Challenges of e-work Invisibility Isolation Overwork Procrastination
  7. 7. Invisibility Communication 101 high % of messages transmitted via body language The 50-feet rule closer proximity increases collaboration Out of sight is out of mind honest oversights lead to undermining of trust, productivity & performance fewer opportunities for management feedback Isolation Working & behavioural preferences extraverts, “people who need people” High tech does not eliminate the need for high touch & interactions with human beings
  8. 8. Overwork Increased burn-out longer hours difficulty in separating office & home lives “Work ! always "er# I can hear $ %one, I can hear $ fax - I’& ju' quickly check my e-mail.” Procrastination Dealing with distractions goes hand-in-hand with overwork & burn-out Self-motivator extraordinaire individuals must: institute routines maintain momentum keep connected with processes & co-workers Self-disciplined to “get on with it”
  9. 9. Managerial practices design Choosing employees Choosing tasks Control Replicate on-site surveillance Strong culture Socialization Socialization Mandatory hotelling for complex work Mandatory training for simple work Choosing tasks
  10. 10. Choosing employees Control
  11. 11. Socialization more to come...
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