HBR Guide to Managing Flexible Work

  • 3h 48m 49s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • 2022

The nine-to-five office routine no longer exists. Many employees have the option to work anywhere, any time. But how do you find the flexible arrangement that's right for you? And how do you manage a team when they're all working in different places and on different schedules?

The HBR Guide to Managing Flexible Work has the answers. Filled with tips, advice, and examples, this book helps individual contributors and managers alike assess the trade-offs that come with flexible work options, advocate for the arrangement that works for them, and remain productive and connected to team members at the same time. You'll learn to:

  • Identify key job responsibilities and when and where each one can be done
  • Establish the best arrangements for yourself and your team
  • Create the conditions for success
  • Stay connected and visible, no matter when or where you work

Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, with the most trusted brand in business. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, eleven internationally licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - A Primer on True Flexibility
  • Chapter 2 - What Mix of WFH and Office Time Is Right for You?
  • Chapter 3 - Set a Hybrid Schedule That Works for You
  • Chapter 4 - How to Negotiate a Remote Arrangement with Your Boss
  • Chapter 5 - Adventures in Alternative Work Arrangements
  • Chapter 6 - Asking Your Boss for a Four-Day Workweek
  • Chapter 7 - How to Get More Done in Less Time
  • Chapter 8 - Staying Focused When You're Working from Home
  • Chapter 9 - Being Mindful in an Online Working World
  • Chapter 10 - How to Leave Work at Work
  • Chapter 11 - Did You Get My Slack/Email/Text?
  • Chapter 12 - Staying Visible When Your Team is in the Office-and You’re Not
  • Chapter 13 - Working on a Team Spread Across Time Zones
  • Chapter 14 - How to Stay Connected to Your Work Friends
  • Chapter 15 - New to the Team? Here's How to Build Trust <Remotely>
  • Chapter 16 - What It Takes to Run a Great Hybrid Meeting
  • Chapter 17 - When Do We Actually Need to Meet in Person?
  • Chapter 18 - How to Nail a Hybrid Presentation
  • Chapter 19 - Setting Flexible Schedules with Your Team-Fairly
  • Chapter 20 - The Downside of Flex Time
  • Chapter 21 - What Psychological Safety Looks Like in a Hybrid Workplace
  • Chapter 22 - Giving Feedback When You're Not face-to-Face
  • Chapter 23 - Tips for Managing an Underperformer