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Work-life balance and Logistics (please be sure to look at the answers after you have completed the survey)


1 : Inevitably we are going to have some clashes around working times etc in some areas if we want to keep our service open for a reasonable time and still keep staff happy – what is the best way to resolve this?
Please Select the correct answer from the following:
Do not introduce work life balance options in any areas where there is likely to be conflict
Leave it up to the line manager to decide what is the best course of action
Resolve conflicts be getting the team together and letting them sort it out

2 : Trade Unions will take advantage if we introduce more flexible working patterns and use it as an opportunity to argue for other concessions such as decreased hours
Please Select the correct answer from the following:
True
False

3 : It is not possible to introduce flexible working patterns in organisations as small as ours
Please Select the correct answer from the following:
True
False

4 : Work life balance options should only apply to parents or carers – not other staff
Please Select any of the following that are correct:
True
False

5 : Our managers just don’t seem able to cope with the policies – what should we do?
Please Select the correct answer from the following:
Abandon the policies
Leave it up to individual managers whether they apply them or not
Run workshops for the managers to help them resolve the problems
Set up support networks for managers so they can help each other



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