Work-life imbalance 11/17/2006 / Dylan Rarely has the Economist made such a wrongheaded call: Farewell to the flexibility fad Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Notes Previous post 1,000 years in Bali. Next post Creative computing. 1 Comment David Jensen 11/17/2006 at 9:50 pm I do think there is underlying validity to one thrust of the piece. That is, corporations remain in the driver’s seat concerning working conditions. They establish the framework, which is now that an employee is at total risk all the time. A bone to be thrown to an anxious worker is a door and something that appears to be office — an appearance of fortification against the forces of the marketplace. All of which amounts to a cheap replacement for adequate benefits and some sort of commitment to the employee.