Defining Concepts of New Ways of Working

Defining Agile Working and How It Is Different from Flexible Working

Flexible working is used as a general term to describe working at times and places away from the traditional full-time nine-to-five office-based employment. Flexible working has two dimensions of flexibility:

Time, that is, when employees choose to work. There are many examples of this dimension: employees can work at different times of the day (e.g., flexitime), different days of the week, (as part-time or compressed hours, job share), or specific weeks of the year (term-time working, annualized hours, etc.).

Location, that is, where employees choose to work. Again there are many examples of this dimension: in addition to ...

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