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Flexibility for Whom? Working time flexibility practices of European companies

Chung, Heejung (2009) Flexibility for Whom? Working time flexibility practices of European companies. Working paper. Amsterdam Institute for Advanced labour Studies, Amsterdam (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Working time fl exibility comprises a wide variety of arrangements, from part-time, overtime, to longterm

are rare. This paper investigates the bundles that can be found for various fl exible working time

21 EU member states and 13 industries. Using factor analyses, the results confi rmed that working time arrangements can be grouped into two bundles, one for the employee-centred arrangements, a second for the

the stability of the factor analysis outcome, showing that although there are some deviations from the pan-

for employers can be interpreted as holding rather stable. Lastly, we also fi nd that there are three country

Northern European countries with Poland and Czech Republic, the second group the continental European

countries with UK and Ireland, and lastly, the southern European countries with Hungary and Slovenia.

Item Type: Monograph (Working paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: flexible working time arrangements, company survey, cross-national study, latent components, working time regimes
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2014 15:48 UTC
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2020 04:05 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/38259 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Chung, Heejung: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6422-6119
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