Predicted as the way of the future, teleworking encapsulates a wide range of work activities, all of which entail working remotely from an employer. Advances in computer and communications technology are hastening the reality of teleworking and this book provides essential guidance for both the organizational manager and the employee. Opening with a useful overview of the past, the present and the future in teleworking, the text progresses to cover the key issues in this field. The authors analyze the economics of teleworking, the problems of human resource management, and the technology required for successful teleworking. The text concludes with a review of several teleworking studies
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Organizations and Employers.
Individual Teleworkers and Home-Based Offices.
Security and Confidentiality.