Smart Flexibility: Moving Smart and Flexible Working from Theory to Practice is an engaging and practical management book to help organisations implement Smart Working, and take a business-focused approach to ’Flexible Working’. Written for managers at the leading edge of change, Andy Lake takes a strategic, comprehensive and integrated approach to Smart and Flexible Working. Taking an evidence-based approach, he sets out how to achieve measurable benefits across the Triple Bottom Line. Starting from the underlying principles and the compelling context for change, he takes a pragmatic approach to delivering change in each of the key areas of People (HR), Property and Technology. The book is designed to help professionals understand the vital connecting points across disciplines as well as innovations in their own fields. And there are separate chapters that look at the real impacts for sustainability, the impacts for ’Smart Government’, how to manage the ’Anywhere Anytime Team’ and how to take people on the journey towards a Smart Flexibility organisational culture. The book includes many insights based on the author’s experience and the latest research, many practical techniques for implementing change plus ten new case studies. Smart Flexibility is essential reading for anyone involved in workplace change and increasing the efficiency of organisations. It is aimed at managers who need to deliver change, and will be of great interest to consultants in the fields of workplace design, new technologies and HR/OD/Training.

chapter 1|18 pages

Changing Work in a Changing World

chapter 2|12 pages

Drivers for Smart Flexibility

chapter 3|12 pages

Developing a Strategic Approach

chapter 5|26 pages

Who Can Work Flexibly?

chapter 6|26 pages


chapter 7|20 pages


chapter 8|30 pages

Developing a Smart Flexibility Culture

chapter 9|22 pages

Managing the Anywhere, Anytime Team

chapter 10|14 pages

Smart, Flexible and Productive

chapter 12|24 pages

Smarter Government and Its Impacts

chapter 13|24 pages

Smart Flexibility and Sustainability

chapter 15|2 pages

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