Background: Many people think of telecommuting from the perspective of how it might make their lives easier. This perspective is an oversimplification of the work design option. In this paper, you are asked to address each of the following issues to address the following:
You are a Human Resources (HR) manager. You have been tasked to work with a specific internal department to provide both guidance and structure to the potential rollout of a telecommuting option for that group. As such, you want to address the following specific issues with that departments management team (NOTE: The associated point value for each component is noted in bold):
1. Describe in detail some of the common components/considerations of a successful telecommuting program. (Research is required outside of the course material) (50 points) 2. Explain in detail the issues encountered by other organizations in implementing a telecommuting program. (Research is required outside of the course material) (50 points) a. How are they commonly addressed in the rollout of an official program) 3. Describe how you can best determine the fit of the individual for a telecommuting program. Focus on the course material covering: (50 points) a. Values b. Personality c. Social Need of the individual d. Career management issues e. Any other items you feel are relevant 4. Since the use of work teams is growing in importance, describe in detail the relevant factors to be considered in an effective telecommuting. Describe the potential limits this may have for a rollout. Describe how some of these issues may be overcome. (50 points) a. Include all relevant aspects of group dynamics covered within the course.