As more people choose to work from home, the challenges for both the home worker and traditional management increase. Many questions arise regarding how to appraise the remote worker, the logistics of home working, and productivity. The authors focus on developing the right skills to cope with this new environment and stress the importance of knowing what the homeworker needs.
Other issues addressed are finding the right balance between the office, home and client sites, dealing with the creation of workable home office environment, and technological and legal issues.
*Provides guidance as to the best practice in terms of supporting remote workers *Shows how to help employees develop skills needed to work at home successfully *Focuses on the issues surrounding work life balance