Flexible Work Arrangement Initiatives and Commitment Outcome of Selected Technology-Based Banks
International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology 10(3), 2019, pp. 161-171
11 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Date Written: September 11, 2019
There have been dramatic changes in workforce demographics over the past few decades affecting employment relation. As a result, flexible work pattern became a common initiative used by organizations globally in response to various challenges faced in demanding industries like the banking sector. Despite the efforts of management to facilitate quality life, concerns regarding how this practice contributes to greater commitment remain worrisome. Descriptive approach was used and the target respondents comprises purposively selected commercial banks staff in Lagos state. Data collected were through the use of questionnaire and analysed through a variance-based model. Findings revealed that the strongest predictor of flexible work pattern initiatives is flex location specifically telecommuting, followed by flexitime which comprises of the use of shifting swaps, flex-hours and compressed work weeks while flexitime-off had the least.
Keywords: Flexible work pattern, Flextime, Flex location, Behaviour, Commitment
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