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The Custom Fit Workplace

How New Moms Can 'Lean In' Too: Take the Baby to Work

Nanette Fondas | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Nanette Fondas

While some companies may see the Yahoo and Best Buy bans on flexible working-from-home as an invitation to imitate and reduce workplace flexibility for employees, let's not throw the baby out with the bathwater.

Careful, 'Having It All' Women, Your Privilege Is Showing

Christine Pelosi | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women
Christine Pelosi

In order to get to that leadership table in Congress or the C suite, women cannot be marginalized, either directly by work policies that exclude their employment or by "having it all" media debates so rarified that they exclude their participation.

Women in Management: Why Progress Has Stalled

Nanette Fondas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nanette Fondas

A recent Government Accounting Office report found that the number of women managers increased only 1 percent between 2000 and 2007. Why such a small increase? The acronym WOMEN can remind us of the barriers still to overcome.

The Dignity of Work: Transforming the One-Size-Fits-All Workhouse Into a Custom-Fit Workplace

Robert Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Fuller

A culture of dignity in the workplace provides a competitive advantage because it means happier, healthier, more creative and productive employees.

Even in a Recession, Flex Makes (Dollars and) Sense

Nanette Fondas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nanette Fondas

Flex time, job-sharing, compressed schedules, and telecommuting: these workplace practices are needed now more than ever as we juggle the demands of work and other life commitments in a global, 24/7 economy.