Figure 22 TRIMMS – Soft Program Module: Step Five
Finally, in step six, the user answers questions related to the implementation of telecommuting and/or flexible working schedules.
In step six the user is asked if the organization offers special arrangements that allow individuals usually working a fixed schedule to alter their daily working hours. In this report, the following definitions are employed:
Alternative Work Schedules (also called Variable Work Hours) include:
Flextime. In this arrangement employees are allowed some flexibility in their daily fixed work schedules that permits them to get to work earlier or later depending on their situation.
Compressed Workweek: where employees work fewer but longer days, such as four 10-hour days each week (4/40), or 9-hour days with one day off every two weeks (9/80).