John Monroe replied to the topic The federal workplace will never change. Telework? Fuggedaboudit! in the forum Forum Discussions 11 years, 2 months ago
Here is a good comment posted on this topic at FCW.com:
That’s nonsense! We have over 2500-3000 teleworkers a day. We can provide more accountability for teleworkers than ANY manager can for a worker in a cubicle. This idea that they need to have control is absurd. How often do managers actually make sure their users are at their desks and working all day? Do they honestly spend all day policing their halls? The logging and accountability of a sound teleworking system will tell you when the users connect, if they worked or did not work and is considerably more accountable than seeing an employee walk through the door then, for all they know, play solitare all day. Ultimately, is the work getting done or is the work not getting done? Are you getting your 40 hours or not? Today’s teleworking systems can provide that data.
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