publication . Bachelor thesis . 2017

Flexible Working Arrangement : Exploring leader prototypicality, endorsement, and employee's respect in SMEs

Sugita, Lena; Zhao, Zixiang;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Företagsekonomi
  • Country: Sweden
Background: Today ’s organizations receive increasing pressure from society and workers to maintain good work life balance. Flexible working arrangement is one of the HRM policies to improve employee’s work performance, job satisfaction and retention. Prior discussion still does not find the clear result on the positive effect of FWAs. Due to the administrative burdens, many organizations, especially SMEs are still hesitant to introduce such policies. In this study, the authors examine the effects on FWAs on employee’s improved engagement. The study will take a form of replicative study, and focus is on leader endorsement and feeling of respect in relation to le...
free text keywords: Flexible Working Arrangements (FWAs), SME, leader prototypicality, leader endorsement, respect, worklife balance, social identity model of leadership (SIMOL), Business Administration, Företagsekonomi
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