Workplace Flexibility 2010 defines a "flexible work arrangement" as any one of a spectrum of work structures that alters the time and/or place that work gets done on a regular basis. Flexible work arrangements vary from the standard work schedules of an organization. Since flexible schedules must meet the needs of both the employer and the employee, flexible work schedules are based on worker needs within set parameters approved by a supervisor. (41)
Flexible work arrangements include:
This includes flexibility in the scheduling of hours worked, such as alternative work schedules and arrangements regarding shift and break schedules.
Flexibility in the number of hours worked, such as:
Flexibility in the place of work, such as working at home or at a satellite location.