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Work In The 21st Century - The View From The Board

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Unwired & Samsung recently surveyed 250 board-level delegates from the worlds of IT, real-estate, facilities and general management, and from companies such as BBC, RBS, PwC, Cisco, Deutsche Bank, Norwich Union & Barclays. The survey investigated how those in senior positions in blue-chip organisations see technology impacting their business, culture, people & buildings. So what was the view from the board? Managers Holding On: Two out of three Senior Managers believe management still relies on attendance in an office. Flexible working, home working & work 'on the pause' have their limitations

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To see the full survey findings, please contact Richard Leyland, Email richard.leyland@unwired.eu.com

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Article Published/Sorted/Amended on Scopulus 2007-02-12 12:10:28 in Business Articles

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