- Subject index
The third volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology concentrates on the broader context of IWO psychology and the many factors influencing the adoption and implementation of IWO practices. Chapter topics include perspectives on IWO psychology around the world, organizational and societal considerations. Chapters have been arranged around 8 key themes: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Professional Context: History Part 3: Organizational Capabilities and Context Part 4: Strategic Management Part 5: Triple Bottom Line Part 6: Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues Part 7: Stress, Safety & Health Part 8: Managing Careers and Work Life Volume III offers a comprehensive overview of the field for anyone working in or studying managerial or organizational psychology.
Chapter 25: Alternative Work Arrangements
Alternative Work Arrangements
Workplaces are changing. No longer is it assumed that every worker will be employed with a single employer for his or her entire career, and no longer do all employees work 40-hour weeks at the office. Alternative work arrangements, such as temporary work, contracting, part-time employment, and telecommuting are not new; they have always existed in different formats. However, in contemporary workplaces, it is now understood that many workers and employers will have a significant degree of flexibility in terms of when, where, and how work is completed. We need to consider carefully how the context of employment affects worker attitudes and behaviors.
Moreover, workers with alternative employment arrangements cannot be treated as a homogenous group. ...