Chapter 11 Designing Organizational Structure—Adaptive Designs

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The odds are good that at some point in your career, you’ll be offered the opportunity to telecommute/work at home. (According to a recent survey, 37 percent of workers say their company offers that option.1) And working from home can be a good thing. (A recent study showed that an employee’s efficiency can improve by 13 percent.2) Although you might be efficient, not being physically at the workplace can make it seem like you’re totally disconnected from what’s going on. (Another recent study showed that telecommuters ...

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