ERIC Number: ED363794
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Work and Family Policies: The New Strategic Plan. Research Report Number 949.
Peters, James L., Ed.; And Others
These 38 presentations are the highlights of the Conference Board's Work and Family Conference. An "Introduction" (Dana Friedman) is followed by "The Future Is Not What It Was, and Why Companies Care" (William Lee, Reuben Mark), which consists of introductory remarks and responses to an interview. "The Diversity of Work-Family Issues" (David Machlowitz et al.) consists of brief profiles and selected responses to questions of a panel of five employees representing different generations and family models. "Innovative but Replicable--Corporate Responses to Family Needs" (Rosemary Mans et al.) offers descriptions of programs offered by the following companies: Bank of America, IBM Corporation, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, American Association for Retired Persons, Aetna Life and Casualty, Stride Rite Children's Centers, National Project on Home-Based Work, US Sprint/United Communications Company, Northeast Utilities Service Company, Families and Work Institute, Eastman Kodak Company, and Time Inc. Magazines. "Putting Ideas into Practice" (Julie Holder) presents remarks of 10 individuals from a session on developing work-family programs within the framework of a company's culture. "Redefining Expectations, Responsibilities, and Commitments" (Fran Rodgers et al.) offers three perspectives on work-family issues in the context of an evolving major redefinition of how Americans will work. "Government Efforts: Carrots or Sticks for Business" (Dallas Salisbury et al.) provides four viewpoints. The final presentation is "The Cost Benefits of a 'Family-Friendly' Workplace" (James Renier). (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Conference Board, Inc., New York, NY.