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The Rise and Fall of Flex Time

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The Rise and Fall of Flex Time

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The Rise and Fall of Flex Time

The Rise and Fall of Flex Time

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"Nine to Five" just doesn't work for a lot of people, which may explain why some studies show that flexible hours increase productivity. So why are fewer companies offering them?

Guests:

Lonnie Golden, professor of economic and labor study at Penn State University

Phyllis Moen, sociology professor at the University of Minnesota; author of The Career Mystique

Debra Cohen, chief knowledge officer for the Society for Human Resource Management