Resources

In this section you will find information on different resources available on time management, time management or portals that collect publications on the management of working time, family, personal and social around the world.

Regulations to address  work–life balance in digital  flexible working arrangements

Edit: Eurofound
Authors: Oscar Vargas Llave and Tina Weber
Subject: Telework
Review: According to several sources of information, teleworking has been the normal form of work for at least 30% of the working population in Europe during the COVID-19 crisis (Eurofound 2020a). The findings in this report may provide a foundation to improve teleworking and other flexible working time arrangements in the future.

Telework and ICT-based mobile work: Flexible working in the digital age

Edit: Eurofound
Authors: Oscar Vargas-Llave, Irene Mandl, Tina Weber and Mathijn Wilkens
Subject: Telework
Review: This report analyses the employment and working conditions of workers with TICTM arrangements. It focuses on how the work environment and work organisation associated with TICTM affect the work–life balance, health, performance and prospects of workers. Because work–life balance is both a goal and a challenge of TICTM, and a core concern of EU social policy, the report includes a chapter mapping EU regulations directly related to work–life balance and TICTM.

Sustain(life)bility. Guide of tricks and remedies for a entrepreneurship that puts life at the center

Edit: ColaBoraBora in collaboration with La Quinta Ola
Design and layout: Nerea Márquez (Ojo Buey)
Subjects: Life at the Center
Review: Practical, easy to use, which aims to be useful for enterprising people who want to carry out their professional projects without neglecting the management of their lives; indeed, placing Life at the center. Because how are the lives of people who consciously and unconsciously venturing to undertake being managed? Can its quality be improved?

Network of Tempo Territorial

Edit: Tempo Territorial
Design and layout: Atelier Terrains Vagues
Language: French
Subject: Time policies
Review: Document (70 pages). Resume 2014-2019 of communities involved in temporary policies, proximity services, work organizations, planning, mobility, collective Territorial Effects in France, Spain and Italy. By articulating the social, environmental and economic dimensions, temporary policies are an undeniable potential for innovation and outline public action in the tomorrow world.

Edit: International Labour Organization and the European Foundation for the Improvement of Livingand Working Conditions (Eurofound).
Authors: Jon Messenger, Oscar Vargas Llave, Lutz Gschwind, Simon Boehmer, Greet Vermeylen and Mathijn Wilkens
Subject: Telecommuting
Review: Document (68 pages): research conducted by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and Eurofound, has analyzed teleworking in 10 European Union countries (Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Britain) and 5 countries in Asia and America (Argentina, Brazil, India, Japan and United States).

Edit: InTime with the coordination of the Directorate of local socio-economic development of Barcelona Activa.
Subject: Time reform - New uses of Time.
Review: The Orientation Guide for more productive and healthy schedules is a measure of the Barcelona Time Pact, presented on June 18, 2018 and constitutes a key tool for supporting the advice to organizations on the subject of time reform.

Authros: Roberto Martínez, Rafael Fuertes, Joaquín Rodríguez, Ignacio Rodríguez-Solano, Mª Ángeles Hernández, Teresa Mañueco, Esther Adrada, Ana Núñez.
Subjects: Conciliation
Review: The state of conciliation in Spain improves and recovers the level lost with the crisis. Although, the public perception regarding both the evolution, and in relation to the comparison with the rest of Europe, remains very negative. 

Authors: Roberto Martínez, Rafael Fuertes, Joaquín Rodríguez, Ignacio Rodríguez-Solano, Mª Ángeles Hernández, Teresa Mañueco, Esther Adrada, Ana Núñez.
Subjects: Conciliation
Review:The state of conciliation in Spain improves and recovers the level lost with the crisis. Although, the public perception regarding both the evolution, and in relation to the comparison with the rest of Europe, remains very negative. 

Authors: Roberto Martínez, Rafael Fuertes, Joaquín Rodríguez, Ignacio Rodríguez-Solano, Mª Ángeles Hernández, Teresa Mañueco, Esther Adrada, Ana Núñez.
Subjects: Conciliation
Review: The state of conciliation in Spain improves and recovers the level lost with the crisis. Although, the public perception regarding both the evolution, and in relation to the comparison with the rest of Europe, remains very negative.

Authors: Agnès Parent-Thirion, Isabella Biletta, Jorge Cabrita, Oscar Vargas, Greet Vermeylen, Aleksandra Wilczynska and Mathijn Wilkens.
Subjects: Working conditions - Employability - Discrimination by gender
Review: Since 1991, Eurofound has been monitoring working conditions in Europe through its European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS). 

Authors: Cristina Carrasco Bengoa (University of Barcelona) and Mònica Serrano Gutiérrez (University of Barcelona).
Subject: Domestic production - Use of time - Domestic work.
Review: Research on tasks that do not have an immediate monetary counterpart was decisively supported in 1995 at the United Nations World Conference on Women held in Beijing, which approved the proposal for the expansion of accounting systems national with a satellite account of unpaid work. 

Authors: Management of Human Resources and Organization, Directorate of Management Services and Labor Relations and Department of Equality.Technical supervision of the Center for Sociological Studies on Quotidian Life and Work at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Subject: Wage gap - Gender.
Review: The II Equality of Opportunities Plan between men and women 2015-2019 of the Barcelona City Council, approved by agreement of the Plenary on March 27, 2016, includes an analysis to establish the wage gap.

Authors: Human Resources Management and Organization, Management of Labor Relations and Management Services and the Department of Equality. Technical supervision of the Center for Sociological Studies on Daily Life and Work of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Subjects: Wage gap - Gender.
Review: The Second Plan for Equality of Opportunities between men and women 2015-2019 of the Barcelona City Council, approved by agreement of the Plenary on March 27, 2016, includes an analysis to establish the salary gap. 

Author: Human Resources Management and Organization, Management of Labor Relations and Management Services and the Department of Equality. Technical supervision of the Center for Sociological Studies on Daily Life and Work of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Subjects: Wage gap - Gender.
Review:The Second Plan for Equality of Opportunities between men and women 2015-2019 of the Barcelona City Council, approved by agreement of the Plenary on March 27, 2016, includes an analysis to establish the salary gap. 

Author: Fundación Alternativas. Arantxa Zaguirre.
Subjects: Feminist Economics - Economy of care, Household work.
Review:The document confirms a reality that is often made invisible: the lack of protection suffered by domestic workers around their labor rights and the precariousness of the sector. 

Author: Ministry of Labor, Migrations and Social Security, ISTAS of Workers' Commissions, Centro Boliviano Catalán and diverse Migrant Women.
Subject: Feminist Economics - Economy of Care, Household Work.
Review: Document addressed to people contracted for home services and care. The booklet reflects the reflections of a group of domestic workers about their own work, which is characterized by the absence of rights, by the lack of recognition and appreciation, and by the existence of discrimination and even labor and sexual harassment.

Author: Ministry of Labor, Migration and Social Security, ISTAS of Workers' Commissions, the Bolivian Center of Catalonia and various Migrant Women.
Subject: Feminist Economics - Economics of Care, Home Work.
Review: Document addressed to contracting people of home services and care. The brochure aims to provide resources, advice and information to people in charge of recruitment so that they guarantee safe conditions of work for working people around various subjects such as cleaning products, working conditions or equipment and work tools, among others.

Author: Matriu.
Edit: National Council of Youth of Catalonia (CNJC)
Subject: Feminist Economics - Care Economy - Uses of Time - Associations.
Review: Guide made based on the financing of the 1% prize of the CNJC. The aim of the guide is to reflect and introduce the feminist rupture perspective, and to provide resources to apply care strategies to the collectives.

Area: USA
Subject: Care-Conciliation-Equality-Work-Economy
Review: The Research Institute in Political Economy (Political Economy Research Institute) has a specific program on Gender and Care Jobs where you can consult studies and articles that highlight the contributions of care work to economic development and its implications in inequalities between men and women.

Review: Tool for participation in a study on how it affects our cronotip health and quality of life. Each participant receives a document with advice to adjust their social schedules cronotip standards.

Area: Navarra 
Subject: Conciliation - flexibility - Timetables 
Review: Promoting reconciliation policies in its area of influence by establishing agreements with government wildlife. The site includes resources, training proposals and news

Language: Spanish 
Area: Spain 
Subjects: Conciliation - Equality - Uses of the time 
The digital portal of news about human resources to the companies has a special section dedicated to the conciliation and the use of the time.

Area: Europe 
Subjects: Reconciliation - Family - Equality - time usage 
Review: Created in 1958, this network brings together more than 50 family organizations across Europe to discuss and propose measures in the fields of equal opportunities between men and women, integration of family size and reconciliation, social inclusion and representation.

Area: Everyone 
Subjects: Time management 
Author: Rational Time, 2010 
Review: SaaS application (software as a Service) for managing via web through an integrated all information related to the schedule, work schedule and personnel system.

Language : Spanish 
Area: Spain 
Subjects: Reconciliation - Equality - Work - permissions - reduced working hours - leave of absence 
Author: UGT, 2013 
Review: Answer the most frequently asked questions regarding the Spanish regulations on leave (maternity, paternity, breastfeeding, care), and reduced hours of absence related to the reconciliation of personal, family and work life.

Language: Spanish 
Area: Euskadi 
Subjects: Schedules - work 
Author: Department of Employment - Occupation and Social Affairs, Basque Government. 201 
Review: Practical Handbook for the introduction of a new model of business hours. The guide guides companies in the implementation process, starting from diagnosis, to monitoring action and includes questionnaires and templates useful.

Area: Barcelona 
Subjects: Equality - Work - Uses of the Time 
Review: Network dedicated to promoting social entrepreneurship and social innovation, promoting social and professional integration of people at risk of exclusion of vulnerable groups and the view of good practices of social enterprises and CSR of the business enterprises.

Language: Spanish 
Area: World 
Subject: Work 
Review: Section of the web of the International Organization of the Work that includes agreements, recommendations and other documents about regulation of the time of work.

Language: Catalan 
Area: Catalonia 
Subjects: Conciliation - work -Equality 
Author: Generalitat de Catalunya, 2012 
Review: Website of reference of the Generalitat de Catalunya about the equality and the organization of the time of work, which offers information, training, advice and resources.

Language: Catalan 
Area: Catalonia 
Subjects: Conciliation - work 
Author: Regional government of Barcelona, 2009 
Review: Selection of near 70 measures of success linked to the management and distribution of the time of work that at present companies are carrying out and organizations from all over the Catalan territory. Each practice includes a relationship of the main benefits that, according to the responsibles, the implementation of these measures has generated.

Area: Cataluya 
Subject: schedules 
Review: The platform aims to promotethe change of the time zone in order to make possible a rationalization of schedules which favors the conciliation of work and family life, taking the time factor as a relevant variable in the pursuit of growth and welfare.

Review: Document for the working time management, designed in monthly blocks that keep always updated the annual calculation. It is useful also for families or students.

Area: Canada 
Subject: Conciliation - Elderly People - Time uses
Review: Group of research formed by Universities and regional governament of Quebec, centered on the active ageing, the use of the time and the extension of the professional career.

Language: Catalan 
Ambit: Mòn 
Subjects: Management of the time 
Review: Lecture of the philosopher and German writer in the one that reflects on the time with an economical and political historical approach.

Review: Programs of management of meetings. When a user proposes a date of encounter the system generates an url that can be sent to the persons who want themselves to summon, in the moment in that all the summoned ones they have marked their answer, the system generates a message with the more accepted proposal.

Area: World
Subject: Time Uses
Review: The CTUR organises courses, meetings and studies on the social use of time and its evolution. The Centre's website provides links to studies, sites, bibliographies and other resources in various countries, including Belgium, Australia, Japan and the United States.

Area: World
Subject: Time Uses
Review: IATUR is a forum for researchers, universities and national statistical offices that study time use. The Association, which has members in 40 countries, holds an annual congress, whilst its website contains a bibliography and links to research centres. 

Area: Spain 
Subject: Work Time 
Review: The National Commission for the Harmonisation of Work Times is an association that works to rationalise people's working hours in order to achieve a better balance between this and family and personal life, as well as increasing productivity and improving quality of life. ARHOE organises annual conferences and congresses, and publishes an electronic newsletter on uses of time and work times.