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The flexible work movement lobbies companies to redress the structural presented by presenteeism, to ensure that once marginalised groups are able to participate in their work places without the challenges and innate discriminations this practice entails. While progress is being made in some areas, too often, people managers still refer to agile working as “skiving”. Worryingly, this perspective appears to be the norm up and down the country. In a recent article released by the BBC, it was reported that presenteeism is on the rise as the CiPD found unhealthy trends in the workplace:
“The CIPD said more than four-fifths (83%) of its respondents had observed presenteeism in their organisation, and a quarter (25%) said the problem had got worse since the previous year.”
While it seems that many professionals on the front line are already persuaded of the benefits of agile working, businesses are still slow to recognise the negative impact presenteeism has on diversity, productivity and mental health. In this article we examine what agile working is, what agile working isn’t, and discuss how facilitating agile working can make your business more profitable.
What does agile working mean?
Agile working is the practice of empowering your staff to work where when and how they choose. This entails maximum flexibility and minimum constraints. This concept is designed to optimise performance and move the onus from where the action is performed to performance itself. A move that detaches workplaces from traditional limitations of desk-based working, agile working utilises modern technologies that aim to deliver on customer needs, reduce costs, and improve productivity.
Empowering organisations to work smarter not harder, agile working eliminates barriers to efficient working and instead prioritises workflow and performance. Ultimately, the aim of flexible working is to develop a staff who are able to respond to changing consume
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