Alternative Workplace Strategies: Building the Business Case

Although many companies have explored alternative workplace strategies (AWS), most have failed to develop portfolio-wide programs because of a lack of buy-in from real estate, HR and IT executives – and in some cases, employees. Failure is also because of the inability to quantify the major benefits of AWS: employee productivity, innovation, retention and recruitment, and network security. This article sums up the fact-based business case for key functions and provides necessary evidence for implementing AWS based on best practices drawn from a diverse range of companies.