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1. What does the literature say about flexible work arrangements and the need for such programs? Are they generally successful? Why or why not?

2. Explain the research method that the authors employed to test their hypotheses.

3. What are the article's major conclusions?

4. Take a position either for or against the study's conclusion and recommendations. Explain the reasons for your agreement or disagreement and present personal examples or observation if you like.

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1. What does the literature say about flexible work
arrangements and the need for such programs? Are they
generally successful? Why or why not?

The literature has shown that flexible work arrangements participants are believed to be less likely to succeed in their careers as public accountants than individuals in public accounting who do not enter into flexible work arrangements. Also there is a dislike in workplaces against family friendly policies in the workplace because it is believed that such policies place an inequitable pressure of work on individuals without children. The perceptions are that flexible work arrangements are not likely to be successful. However, according to literature these programs are successful in helping companies retain more employees and to help in reducing costs in a weak economy. So, from the ...

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