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Job Sharing

  • By: Fiona A. E. McQuarrie
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Job sharing is generally defined as two part-time workers sharing a single full-time position within an organization. Formal job-sharing arrangements, along with other forms of flexible work arrangements, gained greater attention in the mid-1990s as employers sought ways to ...

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