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teleworking

the use of home computers, telephones, etc., to enable a person to work from home while maintaining contact with colleagues, customers, or a central office
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Teleworking can also improve employee productivity and satisfaction while saving money.
Many organizations do not achieve high productivity through teleworking because they do not use leverage technology needed to make more effective teleworking, such as cloud computing and modern telephony systems.
Some of the more frequently mentioned strategies included having the latest in technologies to ensure ease of access to network servers; ensuring constant accessibility by email, telephone, or other mobile devices; communicating with coworkers and supervisors before and during teleworking as to location, work progress, and updates; keeping a work mindset; preparing a dedicated work area; and setting goals and being extra productive.
Teleworking international perspectives from telecommuting to the virtual organisation, Editura Rutledge London, ISBN: 0-415-17354-x
2001), 'The status of research on teleworking and an agenda for future research', International Journal of Management Reviews, Vol.
Georgia Representative Chuck Martin is hoping a tax credit he sponsored for teleworking will put a dent in the traffic and air problems that plague the Atlanta area.
Teleworking can be especially useful in pool companies with adaptable job categories: part-time accounting workers, on-the-go maintenance technicians or IT support staffers, to name a few.
But even with such numbers, Gil Gordon, president of Gil Gordon & Associates, a firm that consults employers on this work trend, suggests that employees thinking about teleworking ask themselves two questions: Is my job right for teleworking?
From a teleworking CPA's perspective, doing the job from home is attractive for many reasons.
Alan Denbigh, executive director of the Telework Association, claims Wales' reluctance to adopt teleworking is due mainly to employers not considering teleworking or eworking as a serious option.
This paper looks at various ways teleworking can be linked to surveillance in employment, making recommendations about how telework can be made more acceptable.