Are company executives all taking yoga? How else to explain the increased flexibility showing up in the workplace?

A study from the Society for Human Resource Management and Families and Work Institute — the 2014 National Study of Employers — indicates that corporate policies about how, when and where people work is loosening up in a number of ways.

The massive study contains considerable detail on trends in the workplace, comparing what's happening today to what was going on in 2008. And, in just the space of six years, significant policy changes were identified.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.