February 2019

Research Study on the Benefits and Drawbacks of Telework 

Telework WeekAcademic researchers in the Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program at George Mason University, who conduct scientific studies examining strategies to enhance employee engagement, well-being,and organizational effectiveness, are conducting a study on telework:

  • This project is meant to provide scientific evidence about telework and to provide information about ways to enhance employee and organizational outcomes. 
  • Please be assured that only the researchers will have any knowledge of your participation in, and responses to, this study. Researchers may report the aggregate (average) responses, but no additional information will be shared.

The initial survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete. After completion of the first survey, you will be asked to complete four subsequent surveys over the course of the following two weeks. You will receive an email message to complete the follow-up surveys on each of the four days you select in the initial study. Each of the follow-up surveys should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. 

Please click here for further information and instructions for how to participate in this study.

If you have any questions or need to report a research-related problem, contact Seth Kaplan at or Linden Hughes at

IRBNet number: 1341325-1