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Appendix A Control Data AWS Employee Survey 1. Job title 2. Organization 3. How long have you been in your present job?- 4. How long have you been employed at Control Data?- 5. Briefly describe the major tasks and responsibilities of your job. 6. How long have you been involved in an AWS? 7. How many days a week do you spend at your AWS?- 8. In a typical week, how many hours do you spend working at: Alternate work site- Central office- 9. Have you checked your insurance coverage at your AWS? Yes No 10. Have you checked local zoning laws regarding your AWS? Yes No 145

146 APPENDIX A 11. What support equipment is available at your AWS? (Please circle each piece that has been provided by CDC.) 12. What tools, if any, that you do not have now do you need for work" ing at your AWS? 13. How much commuting time and distance do you save when you are working at your AWS? 14. How do you generally spend the time you save on commuting? 15. Compared to the traditional work arrangement, how much more or less productive overall do you think you are when are at your AWS location? More Less To Please list specific examples of why you feel this way. 16. Compared to the traditional work arrangement, how much more or less productive overall do you think you are when you are at your central office location? More Less Please list specific examples of why you feel this way. 17. What impact do you perceive time spent at an AWS has on your performance? 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative 18. What impact does involvement in an AWS have on your career de- velopment? 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative

APPENDIX A 147 19. What impact has AWS had on your contact with coworkers? 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative 20. What impact has AWS had on your contact with your manager? 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative What impact has AWS had on your contact with family or other individuals living at home? 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative 22. Please note the impact of working at the AWS on the following: Communication and information access 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative Administrative activities (time accounting, payrolls, illness) 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative Utilization of computer and other resources 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative Office support (e.g., secretarial/clerical, phone messages) 1. Very positive 2. Positive 3. Neither 4. Negative 5. Very negative 23. To what extent do you support the AWS concept? 1. Completely 2. To a great 3. To some 4. To a little 5. Not at extent extent extent all 24. How have people in your department who work exclusively at the central office reacted toward your not being there one or more days a week? 1. Very well 2. Fairly well 3. Neither 4. Fairly poorly 5. Very poorly 25. To what extent does your manager support AWS? 1. Completely 2. To a great 3. To some 4. To a little 5. Not at extent extent extent all 26. How accessible are central office resources to the performance of your duties? 1. Very accessible 2. Usually 3. Sometimes 4. Rarely 5. Never 27. What do you see as the advantages of the AWS program for your- self and for Control Data?

148 APPENDIX A 28. How has the AWS program saved or cost you money? Please spec- ify? Savings 29. Any other comments? up Expense up

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