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20 August 2014—Sloan center's study about flexible work options is mentioned on thehive.hivemindnetwork.com.

Based on a survey of over two thousand employees, from nine organizations and twelve departments, it’s clear that having flexible work options matter.

According to the Sloan Center on Aging & Work’s “Age & Generations Study,” when employees have “the flexibility they need,” they are more engaged, less likely to feel overloaded, enjoy better mental health, and feel more positive about their work / family balance.

“Maximizing the fit between the needs and preferences of workers and the work the environment is key when implementing flexible work options,” says Christina Matz-Costa, Associate Director of Research at the Sloan Center on Aging and Work. “Optimal fit benefits everyone—employees remain highly engaged in their work and want to continue to working for their organization in years to come.”...

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