As employers increasingly focus on results rather than time spent at the office, workplace flexibility is replacing the one-size-fits-all, 9-to-5 way of working. Family and personal concerns can be major sources of stress. In professional service firms, for example, studies show that well over half of employees can expect to experience some kind of work-family stress in a three-month time period. For these reasons, creating a culture of flexibility is critical to enable people to succeed both personally and professionally.
This video was created with a grant from the Sloan Foundation.