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Alternative of Teleworking Situations

In considering the following situation, what would you consider as 3 viable courses of action that could possibly achieve the desired outcome stated below?

Problem: Federal agencies have not achieved the level of involvement of employees in telework as required by law.
Effect of the Problem: The hesitancy to embrace telework has reduced the recruitment and retention of high-quality employees through enhancements to employees’ quality of life and also lessoned the reduction in traffic congestion and energy consumption.
Desired Outcome: Federal agencies need to increase the number of employees involved in telework, by 15% of those eligible, during the next fiscal year.

Please list 3 viable alternatives that will achieve the objective of solving the problem, thereby ensuring “Federal agencies can actually increase the number of employees involved in telework, by 15% of those eligible, during the next fiscal year.”

(a) Alternative 1 (Pro & Con):

(b) Alternative 2 (Pro & Con):

(c) Alternative 3 (Pro & Con):

Which Final Alternative would probably be the best to implement and Why?

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In considering the following situation, what would you consider as 3 viable courses of action that could possibly achieve the desired outcome stated below?

Problem: Federal agencies have not achieved the level of involvement of employees in telework as required by law.
Effect of the Problem: The hesitancy to embrace telework has reduced the recruitment and retention of high-quality employees through enhancements to employees' quality of life and also lessoned the reduction in traffic congestion and energy consumption.
Desired Outcome: Federal agencies need to increase the number of employees involved in telework, by 15% of those eligible, during the next fiscal year.

Telework refers to telecommuting. That is the employees wok at home while they communicate with their offices through fax, phone or internet. This means that the Federal Agencies want more of their offices to perform their usual job duties away from their central offices in accordance with the directives received by the agencies. The objective of the Federal agencies is to have more employees working from home and linked to the main office through computer network.

Please list 3 viable alternatives that will achieve the objective of ...

Solution Summary

Teleworking is discussed very comprehensively in this explanation..

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