The Missing 32%

Work, Life, Meaning, and Success: Why Flexibility in Architecture Works

Learn how and why flexibility is essential to retain talent.


Through recent research, Work-life flexibility has emerged a key element of defining success for men and women in large and small firms. Flexibility is likely the most important, and easiest concrete measure firms can implement. This course will show both the how and why flexibility is essential to retain talent.

Learning objectives

  • State the connection between flexibility and employee satisfaction
  • Identify the top rated employer provided benefits that contribute to work-life flexibility
  • Recognize case studies of architecture firms who have implemented flexibility and reported a positive impact on the culture of their firm
  • Explain why flexibility is an issue for both men and women
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Average: 3.9 (29 votes)
$40 non-member
$25 member
1.00 LU
  • RIBA


  • Lilian Asperin Clyman, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

    Lilian Asperin Clyman


    Project Director, WRNS Studio

    Co-Chair, The Missing 32% Project

    Lilian is a licensed Architect  and Project Director, WRNS Studio, interested in being part of a...
  • Emily Grandstaff-Rice, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

    Emily Grandstaff-Rice


    Senior Associate, Arrowstreet Inc.

    Emily Grandstaff-Rice FAIA is an architect at Arrowstreet with experience on a broad range of...
  • Kelly Hayes McAlonie, AIA LEED AP

    Kelly Hayes McAlonie


    Director of the Capital Planning Group , University at Buffalo

    Kelly Hayes McAlonie, AIA, LEED AP is the Director of the Capital Planning Group at the University...
  • Rosa T. Sheng, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

    Rosa T. Sheng


    Senior Associate, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

    Board of Directors,  AIA San Francisco

    Founding Chair, The Missing 32%

    Rosa Sheng, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is a Senior Associate at Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. She became a...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz