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Designing experiments in use of flexitime and compressed work schedules.

Designing experiments in use of flexitime and compressed work schedules.

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Published by U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Office of Intergovernmental Personnel Programs in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hours of labor, Flexible -- United States.,
  • Work design.

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    SeriesInformation for state and local governments
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Personnel Management., United States. Office of Intergovernmental Personnel Programs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17654992M

    The authors' analyses indicate that when unions are perceived to effectively support workers' schedule needs, individual access to flextime, gradual return to work, and a compressed workweek is. These arrangements include flexibility in the scheduling of hours worked such as flex time and compressed work weeks, and arrangements regarding shift and break schedules, the amount of hours worked such as part time and job sharing, and the place of work such as working at home or a .

    Designing and Analyzing Discrete Choice Experiments. Course content. The first objective of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the basic principles of conducting discrete choice experiments (also known as conjoint choice analysis) and to review several recent advances in the area. WAS TRANSFERRED FROM AN OFFICE PARTICIPATING IN A FLEXI TIME EXPERIMENT UNDER TITLE I OF THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEES FLEXIBLE AND COMPRESSED WORK SCHEDULES ACT OF THIS DECISION IS AT THE REQUEST OF MR. WAS TRANSFERRED FROM AN OFFICE WHICH PARTICIPATED IN AN ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULES EXPERIMENT .

    work schedules to eliminate or spread out peak-period work trips. Three types of alternative work schedules can be distinguished: l. Staggered work hours-groups of employees work on fixed schedules with sequential or staggered start and end times, 2. Compressed work week-employees work full-time over a fewer number of work days, and 3. The work flex movement has always claimed that people who have some control over their schedules are more productive, but until the last few years, those arguments were mostly supported by anecdotal evidence. But with many studies now in the books, it’s clear that work .


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Designing experiments in use of flexitime and compressed work schedules. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Office of Intergovernmental Personnel Programs, Designing experiments in use of flexitime and compressed work schedules.

By United States. Office of Intergovernmental Personnel Programs. and United States. Office of Personnel Management. Abstract "February, "Mode of access: Internet Topics. BALTES, BRIGGS, HUFF, WRIGHT, AND NEUMAN number of hours an employee is required to work per day.

The most common form of compressed workweek in File Size: 1MB. (95) Applied Ergonomics No. 1, pp.Elsevier Science Ltd Printed in Great Britain /96 $ + ELSEVIER Designing better shift systems P. Knauth Abt Arbeitswissenschaft IIP, Universitat Karlsruhe, Hertzstra D Karlsruhe, Germany The results of some intervention studies on the effects of the change from weekly Cited by: A flexible work schedule is an alternative to the traditional 9 to 5, hour work week.

It allows employees to vary their arrival and/or departure times. Under some policies, employees must work a prescribed number of hours a pay period and be present during a daily "core time." The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not address flexible work schedules.

Daily Flex-schedule — a flexible schedule where the employee is free to sethis/her own work hours within limits established by management. There are threecomponents.

There are threecomponents. Core Period — the hours in a workday when all staff are needed, e.g., 9 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., when meetings are likely to be scheduled.

Exempt Employees (not overtime eligible) have flexibility when it comes to creating a Compressed work -exempt Employees (overtime eligible) have to keep in mind that they incur overtime in any week in which they work more than 40 hours.

Scenario 1 —Permits the exempt employee to have one non-work day every two weeks. Week 1: Work five 9-hour days (45 hours total). Employee Flexibility. With flexible work schedules, employees stand to experience a good number of benefits.

One that many workers point to first is the flexibility to meet family needs, personal obligations, and life responsibilities you have a flexible schedule, you can go to a parent-teacher conference during the day, take a yoga class, or be home when the washing machine.

Creating compressed workweeks in which workers can work longer hours in fewer days, thereby allowing them to have more days off.

Facilitating split shifts to give employees the opportunity to separate their shifts into two or more sections, giving them a break in-between. The scientific method is a plan that is followed in performing a scientific experiment and writing up the results.

It is not a set of instructions for just one experiment, nor was it designed by just one person. The scientific method has evolved over time after many scientists performed experiments and wanted to communicate their results to other scientists.

We provide Governmentwide leadership on Federal work scheduling policies and programs. We develop and maintain Governmentwide regulations and policies on the administration of work schedules, including the basic hour workweek, holidays, and flexible and compressed work r, each Federal agency is responsible for administering work scheduling policies.

However, the effects of both flextime and compressed workweek schedules were different across the outcome criteria (e.g., compressed workweek schedules did not significantly affect absenteeism). Thus, the level of positive impact associated with either schedule is.

Telecommuting and flexible schedules are the new “normal,” but ambivalence and guilt persist about employees who do their jobs from home or coffee shops, who have compressed workweeks. Compressed Work Week—Under this arrangement, the standard work week is compressed into fewer than five days.

The most common incarnation of the compressed work week is. Many offices allow their staff to choose 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the standard 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or a slightly later 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. schedule. Flexible work schedules like these require little hands-on. Compressed work schedule can have mixed reactions within the employees.

Either they can improve staying at home and be more productive or they can slack off and can increase the amount of work incomplete and pending. Compressed schedules can also cause unwanted amount of. Five days a week, 9 a.m.

to 5 p.m., 48 to 50 weeks per year: That had been the typical work schedule for a good portion of Americans for many decades. But. Flextime (also spelled flexitime [British English], flex-time) is a flexible hours schedule that allows workers to alter workday start and finish times.

In contrast to traditional work arrangements that require employees to work a standard 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. day, flextime typically involves a "core" period of the day during which employees are required to be at work (e.g., between 11 a.m.

and 3. In Friedman’s book, Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life, he talks about nine different types of experiments — everything from working remotely to delegating — you can.

Design of experiments (DoE) is a technique for planning experiments and analyzing the information obtained. The technique allows using a minimum number of experiments, in which several experimental parameters are varied systematically and simultaneously to obtain sufficient information.

A compressed work schedule allows an employee to work a traditional hour workweek in less than five workdays. For example, a full-time employee could work four hour days instead of five 8-hour days.

This option is more easily applied to non-exempt (bi-weekly paid) staff for whom maximum work hours are identified, but it is not ruled.FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULES OVERVIEW. In this section, we give a brief overview of the his­ tory, organizational rationale, and types of flexible work schedules.

History. Historically, prior to the. u.s. industrialization period of the mids, most workers were either farmers or self-employed, thus determining their own work schedules (Ronen.At the same time, dual-income households and annual and weekly work hours (in the US) are climbing.

These forces have contributed to a spreading out of the workday, and thus a growing value being attached to the temporal flexibility in work schedules and the timing of work activities (e.g. Fagan, ; Hamermesh, ; Presser, ).