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Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work: A Guide for Leaders and Organizations by Tracy Brower, Tracy Brower

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CHAPTER 6

Aligning with the Nature of the Work

When implementing work-life supports, a key factor that must be considered is the nature of the work employees are performing. Work-life supports such as medical benefits or amenities can be easy to apply more equally across workers no matter what their job. However, flexibility of hours or locations for work can be more challenging to provide. This chapter describes some of the situations in which it may be more difficult to provide flexibility as well as creative ways to implement work-life supports despite the limitations.

In my research, I find that work-life supports are significantly more available when work meets certain conditions. I also find that the question of whether work is conducive ...

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