Telecommuting is an electronic mode of doing work outside the office that traditionally has been done in the office. This is done with a computer terminal in the employee's home. It is working at home utilizing current technology, such as computers, modems, and fax machines. Traditionally, people have commuted by cars, buses, trains, and subways, to work and back. Through the innovation of telecommuting, the actual necessity to change location in order to accomplish this
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dampened by lack of interaction with their co-workers.
A telecommuting program can be put in place by following a few tips from "Lower costs spur move to more telecommuting," an article by Mindy Blodgett: 1) Form a telecommuting team that includes technical experts, upper managers and human resources staff, and assign a telework coordinator. 2) Contact other companies to learn from their experiences. 3) Train participants and supervisors. 4) Monitor the program through surveys before and after a pilot