You’ve experimented with shared desks or run a pilot telework program, so you know the immediate benefits for workers and the office. Now it’s time to make the case to the C-suite or agency director. To do that, you’ll want to put in their terms and be able to show the bottom line potential.
- What specific data and concrete numbers will help your company recognize the benefits?
- Where do they come from?
- How do you quantify them?
- Who benefits?
- What’s the bottom line impact on productivity, profitability, and sustainability?
Telework authority Kate Lister and real estate advisor Curtis Knapp joined forces to deliver the one-two punch you need to make a clear case for your telecommuting, hoteling, or workplace flexibility program.
Kate and Curtis have offered their presentation as a resource for you to download and send to your agency head or c-suite. The data and resources included in this presentation should put you in the position to speak with knowledge and confidence for why Telework and Hoteling will benefit your organization.
Have the tools you need to build the business case at your organization.
Curtis is a recognized thought-leader on the subject of workplace. He leads AgilQuest’s Workplace Services practice which includes managing the delivery of services for client engagements. His global experience provides an understanding of the cultures, business practices and challenges in the delivery of workplaces in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Curtis’s world class expertise was gained advising public and private sector clients on the most effective and efficient use of the workplace. His reputation has been built over 23 years delivering client-focused work at AgilQuest, Jones Lang LaSalle, Cushman & Wakefield, and HOK.
Curtis has a bachelor’s of science degree from Texas A&M University, and has completed continuing education coursework at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and certification classes with CoreNet. His works are published in the Journal of Corporate Real Estate, and CoreNet Leader. Additionally, he is a regularly featured speaker at CoreNet, Tradelines and IFMA.
Kate Lister is the president of the Telework Research Network a research and consulting group focused on making the management case for telework and workplace flexibility. They have cataloged over 500 studies on the topic and interviewed dozens of virtual employers, employees, advocates, naysayers, and venture capitalists who have invested in remote work models. Their research has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Inc. magazine and many others. The organization's proprietary Telework Savings Calculator™ has been used by hundreds of company and government leaders throughout the U.S. and Canada to evaluate the bottom line benefits of alternative workplace strategies.
|Kate has co-authored three books including Undress For Success: The Naked Truth About Making Money at Home (Wiley, 2009), a popular press book aimed at empowering employees to negotiate, find, or create workplace flexibility. The book has won the praise of top work-life experts including, Jack Nilles, the father of the telework movement.|