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Part VII: Special Considerations for Tel... > One of a Growing Population

Chapter 33. One of a Growing Population

If you are a telecommuter or thinking about it, you are one of a growing population. Much is written about telecommuting. Studies have been done. Programs have been implemented. Theories have been put forth. Telecommuters are speaking out. Check out your knowledge of the environment of which you are a part. Respond by checking True or False.

  1. T; 2. F (Technology is not the central issue in telecommuniting. The key issues focus more on the task responsibilities of the job, the peronality style of the telecommuters and the presence or absence of management support.); 3. T; 4. T; 5. T; 6. F (The impetus is coming up from the rank rather than down from the top.); 7. T; 8. T; 9. F (Telecommuting represents quantifiable dollar savings. There is a reduction of time, energy, pollution and space requirements associated with people getting to a job to perform useful work.); 10. T; 11. T; 12. T; 13. F (There is a growing trend to bring the work to the worker. Employers benefit by obtaining needed skills from outside treir geographic areas. Employees benefit by not having to relocate.); 14. T




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