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The Redesigning and Redefining Work Summit (RRW) is an INVITATION ONLY summit at Stanford University to present new and innovative research and generate dialog among diverse perspectives to create a new platform for the design and definition of work for the twenty-first century.  The RRW Summit will bring together one hundred and fifty top academic researchers, corporate leaders, policy makers, and media representatives to set a research-based agenda for redesigning work.
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Friday, November 8 • 2:35pm - 2:55pm
Phyllis Moen, University of Minnesota

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Reimagining Flexibility: The Case of ROWE at Best Buy

The first rollout of the Results Only Work Environment (ROWE) occurred at Best Buy Headquarters in the Twin Cities area.  I will discuss some of the findings from this quasi-experimental study of new ways of working more flexibly, by focusing on results, not time spent at work or on the job. I will also summarize some of the promise and pitfalls of seeking to sustain such initiatives. 

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Phyllis Moen

McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair and Professor of Sociology, University of Minnesota
Phyllis Moen holds a McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair and is Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, arriving there in 2003 after twenty-five years as a professor at Cornell University where she held the Ferris Family Chair in Life Course Studies.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1978.  | | Professor Moen co-directs (with Erin Kelly) the Flexible Work and Well-Being Center (located in the... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2013 2:35pm - 2:55pm
McCaw Hall, Stanford Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street, Stanford