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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 10. THE CUSTOM-FIT FUTURE: Moving Forward

A changing of the guard is under way. New managers are replacing old, leaders are becoming more comfortable with new ways of working—flexibly, virtually, results-focused, fast- or slow-lane, with a baby strapped in, off-site and out-of-sight. But will the change happen fast enough to meet the needs of today's workforce and keep businesses and the country competitive? Many companies have at least begun to explore creative, custom work arrangements. But many others have not. Why? No matter how good the idea, initiating and implementing change in an organization is hard. At a gut level, familiarity feels safe. Change requires new mind-sets.

Even when we can see that the custom-fit workplace works, ...

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