The Benefits of Flexible Work Arragements

Publication Date: April 2003

Publisher: Advancing Women Professionals and the Jewish Community

Author(s): Didi Goldenhar

Research Area: Labor

Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Social Patterns; Employment; Recruitment and Retention

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The author produced this report for internal use by the Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services (JBFCS) in New York City. Based heavily on quantitative research, the report demonstrates the advantages to organizations of offering flexibility in the workplace. The author describes different types of flexible work arrangements, demonstrating the need and benefit of such arrangements. She also suggests relevant web resources. Also included is a reference sheet on workplace flexibility, entitled "Making the Case: the Flexible Jewish Work Place" as well as "A Guide to Workplace Flexibility at JBFCS."