Unfolding of telecommuting's effects in organizations : performance, commitment, and mechanisms of action
Telecommuting is an increasingly popular flex work arrangement, and there is controversy regarding its effects on employee performance and commitment. There is likewise lack of clarity regarding mechanisms of action. While autonomy has received support as a mediator of telecommuting’s relationship with several work outcomes, the role of work-life balance as a mediating mechanism remains untested, and prior research is largely cross-sectional. The present study drew on instrumental as well as signaling-and-exchange perspectives of telecommuting’s benefits to test the simultaneous influence of ...