The basic premise of this research by Jack M. Nilles was that, although telecommuting might have a number of inherent attributes that would make it attractive to organizations, its acceptance in the near term (that is, over the next decade) would be decided largely by the attitudes and experiences of middle managers; managers of telecommuters.
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The purpose of this research project by Jack Nilles, Omar El Sawy, Allan Mohrman, Jr., and Thierry Pauchnag was to examine the effect of information technology on that major strategic resource: managers and mid-level professionals.
Telecommuting is defined as a subset of teleworking. Two main forms of telecommuting (home and regional center) are described in this article by Jack M. Nilles.