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10 Minute Guide to Motivating People by Nancy Stevenson

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Telecommuting: When Work Comes Home

Some call it telecommuting, others telework or flex work. Whatever you call it, it involves a decentralizing of your work force, allowing some of them to work part-time or even full-time from their homes.

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Telecommuting (also called telework or flex work) is the practice of allowing workers to work from their homes, taking advantage of various technologies to connect them to other workers and information.

According to a recent survey, more than 12 million people telecommute today, making it clear that this way of doing business is here to stay. Advances in technology and telecommunications, especially in the area of computers and the Internet, have made this lifestyle possible.

Ironically, this ...

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