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11 May 2011

Changing Workplaces to Reduce Work-Family Conflict: A Results-Only Work Environment

For the week of May 15th, 2011

Guest: Erin Kelly, sociology professor at the University of Minnesota and one of the authors of a new study called “Changing Workplaces to Reduce Work-Family Conflict”

Issues: Best Buy’s “Results-Only Work Environment” program; How ROWE eliminates meetings, face time and mandatory office hours; The evolving relationship between workers and managers; Differences in the study between male and female workers’ perceived benefits; Future research on how ROWE affects family members of participants

Part 1

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Part 2

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