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The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When, Where, and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line by Nanette Fondas, Joan Blades

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Chapter 9. FROM HIGH STRESS TO HIGH COMMITMENT: Workplaces Rooted in Respect

Imagine doing your job well and when and how you think is best. Because you achieve your targets, no one gives you sidelong glances as you leave work early for softball, or mutters "It must be nice" when you come in after taking your son to school. Imagine a workplace where your manager genuinely believes the most important asset the company has is you, and trusts you to deliver stellar performance without hovering over your shoulder or checking when you come back from lunch. Imagine a company that puts you, the one on the production line, in charge of selecting coworkers who match your values and fit with your team. Imagine a culture of company-provided training and ...

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