Rigid corporate culture prevented telework Munchen/Koln / Berlin, March 2009 every fifth German workers is constantly on the move. Most of them are commuter with at least two hours daily driving time. Nobel Laureate is likely to agree. You have some disadvantages to wear. The risk of accidents should not be underestimated. Traffic psychologist Thomas car arrow says she is just for car commuters' number one health risk, by TuV Sud. Also, the Dauerpendlerei causes the mobile can spend less time with friends and family and must organise themselves all the time. Especially medium-sized companies get the right personnel in the province, they must be considerably more flexible in working hours.
It motivates, immensely, if they even are allowed to work on the Monday or Friday in your own four walls"employees, says the staff expert Marc Emde, Managing Director of KCP executives in Cologne. The technical requirements for spatially and temporally flexible working were through the modern telecommunications has long been given. Who wants to win the best heads for his company, must offer more than just a reasonable payment. Bruce Schanzer may find it difficult to be quoted properly. Also a possible flexible work environment includes", so Edmonds. In addition, this model do meet working mothers and fathers.
However, a conservative, yes rigid culture in some organizations prevent that telecommute or flexitime models really are used. Daily commuting to work and back affects negatively depending on the finances and the stress level of the persons concerned. If many commuters in Germany with appropriate technologies were equipped, they could work just as good - if not better - from home", confirmed Andreas Lady, Germany head of the Aastra-DeTeWe group in Berlin. Companies would several times by home-working and flexible working conditions benefit, because they can so their real estate and reduce energy costs and at the same time strengthen the employee retention", Lady adds. Be Companies follow the example of the European mobility week, a car-free day called by the European Commission in the life. If only one or two days per week from home would work 20 million workers, or 10 percent of employees within the EU, the carbon dioxide emissions according to research results by about 22 million tons per year could be reduced.