Work fragmentation - How much is too much?

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Cowle, Margaret and Sadler, Kirsten (2011) Work fragmentation - How much is too much? In: 8th Universities HR Benchmarking Conference 2011 : supporting leaders through the changing HR landscape, 27-28 October 2011, Intercontinental, Sydney.


Finding the sweet spot that balances workplace flexibility with employee quality of life concerns. Modern workers are increasingly able to access work anywhere, anytime, through an array of technologies. At the same time, employee expectations are changing as they juggle the costs of 24/7 accessibility with the benefits of making better use of time. In the session, Margaret and Kirsten will explore ways in which Australian employees are being affected by the growing fragmentation of work: •What degree of fragmentation are employees experiencing in practice? •What are the impacts on their productivity and overall well-being? •How can managers help employees achieve the right balance between improved productivity and overload?

Item type Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Education
Keywords Australian employees, work fragmentation, workforce productivity, workload management, organisational policies development, healthy balance, flexible work options, appropriate technology
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