Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Employees With Flexible Work Hours Are Healthier


Are employees in flexible work arrangements better off than those who stay in the office from nine to five? Researchers led by University of Minnesota sociology professor Phyllis Moen analyzed longitudinal data collected from 659 employees in Best Buy's headquarters before and after the Results-Only Work Environment initiative was introduced in 2006. They compared changes in health-promoting behaviors and well-being between employees who focused on measurable results instead of when and where work is completed and those who passed on the program.

Read more on The Atlantic Study of the Day

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