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Convince a Manager to allow Flexible Schedules

An interesting case for pondering over:

Cindy, a manager in a small department and have to get approval of flexible schedules for staff from the Boss. Boss wants everyone to be at work during normal business hours, doesn’t like flexible schedules, and sees all requests as the same (trying to get out of work).

Cindy is confused about this thinking and believe Boss doesn’t really understand flextime and its advantages, but she is wondering how to best discuss this.

Boss tends to overreact whenever she brings up the topic and gets into the issue of “not trusting the employee to really work and not goof off.”

Cindy see a request to temporarily change a schedule by arriving earlier…

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