Flex Time Flourishes in Accounting Industry

The innovative workplace practices highlighted in this New York Times article, Flex Time Flourishes in Accounting Industry, illustrate how flexibility can be embedded into the workplace culture of several competitive firms, and the positive results that are achieved through these practices.

Columbia University recognizes the growing demands on staff who have both professional and personal responsibilities, as well as the increasing challenge of finding new and better ways to manage people, time, space, and workload effectively. Columbia allows flexible work arrangements (FWAs) for Officers of Administration, Officers of the Libraries, and non-union support staff, subject to meeting the needs and operational goals of the department with the approval of the department manager.