Good practice guide to internal flexibility policies in companies

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8 July 2009
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This report sets out to contribute to the present debate on the need for European companies and their workers to become more flexible and adaptable in the face of ongoing economic change and business restructuring. The guide should therefore provide useful and practical tipsRead more
This report sets out to contribute to the present debate on the need for European companies and their workers to become more flexible and adaptable in the face of ongoing economic change and business restructuring. The guide should therefore provide useful and practical tips for company-level actors concerning the potential benefits of developing more flexible internal workplace policies. Equally, it has been developed to assist practitioners and social partners wishing to review and/or learn more about developing such initiatives. An executive summary is available.

 

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  • Report

    Reference no.: 
    EF0919
    Catalogue info

    Good practice guide to internal flexibility policies in companies

    This report sets out to contribute to the present debate on the need for European companies and their workers to become more flexible and adaptable in the face of ongoing economic change and business restructuring. The guide should therefore provide useful and practical tips for company-level actors concerning the potential benefits of developing more flexible internal workplace policies. Equally, it has been developed to assist practitioners and social partners wishing to review and/or learn more about developing such initiatives. An executive summary is available.

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  • Executive summary

    Reference no.: 
    EF09191
    Catalogue info

    Good practice guide to internal flexibility policies in companies - Executive summary

    Author(s): 
    Eurofound

    The current global economic downturn is testing the principles of flexicurity, which a number of EU Member States have been progressively applying in their labour markets in recent years. The pressures of the downturn are felt particularly strongly at the company level, where the security of many workers’ jobs has become very uncertain. The need for firms to quickly adopt and roll out flexibility schemes, to minimise job loss and remain competitive is of paramount importance. A report is available.

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