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Subject:Re: Employees Who Work at Home From:Peter Holfelder <holfep -at- RPI -dot- EDU> Date:Fri, 28 Apr 1995 14:30:53 -0400
Lori Moore of Micron in Boise, ID asks:
>Anyway,... if you ARE someone, or you KNOW someone who actually
>transistioned from employee-in-the-office to employee-at-home,
>please contact me at the address below.
Smart Valley Inc., a non-profit organization, distributes the _Smart Valley
Telecommuting Guide_ and the results of a telecommuting pilot project via
its Web site. The _Guide_ was written primarily to explain the benefits of
telecommuting to executives; you may find some points for a proposal in it.
It also has sections that examine telecommuting from the employee's point of
view, including the motivation and child-care issues that Jennie Achtemichuk
mentioned in her post.
I don't know too much about the Smart Valley organization other than what
they say about themselves in the _Guide_. Here is their description of
themselves, found on their Web site at http://www.svi.org/ABOUTSVI/index.html
"Smart Valley Inc. serves as a facilitative organization working
to bring together corporations, local governments, community groups
and individuals to realize the benefits of information technology
on all sectors of the community- education, healthcare, local
government, business and the home."
The Smart Valley Telecommuting Guide is published in HTML, ASCII text,
and Adobe Acrobat's PDF format. You can find out more about Acrobat
from Adobe's Web site at http://www.adobe.com , or you can download
it from their ftp site, at ftp://ftp.adobe.com .
Peter J. Holfelder
holfep -at- rpi -dot- edu