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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 12

Aligning with Performance

Companies that are most successful in implementing work-life supports ensure they are creating environments where success is measured based on outcomes and performance, rather than simply on employees’ physical presence in the office. Before technology allowed employees to work anywhere, traditional management often focused on the number of hours spent in the office. Did the employee come to work each day? Was he on time? Did she focus on her work while she was there? As companies seek to implement work-life supports, flexible working options are often where they begin.

While work-life supports include significantly more than flexible working, alternative working arrangements are most germane to the challenge ...

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