Controlling Telework : An Exploratory Investigation of Portfolios of Control Applied to Remote Knowledge Workers

@inproceedings{Wang2015ControllingT,
  title={Controlling Telework : An Exploratory Investigation of Portfolios of Control Applied to Remote Knowledge Workers},
  author={Jijie Wang},
  year={2015}
}
Enabled by the development of information technologies, telecommuting and telework have been incorporated into organizations for around 30 years. However, there still exists resistance to this work arrangement, particularly from middle-level managers. Formal knowledge about how to manage telework is needed to keep the managers better informed. I conducted a qualitative exploratory study to investigate how managers exercise controls in the telework environment and examined the role of the use o… CONTINUE READING

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