Rehiring a former employee can benefit an employer if the right expectations are put in place.
Policies for unlimited or mandatory time off that aim to combat burnout and boost employee retention can backfire.
Zahira Jaser and Thomas Roulet
Work assignments can be powerful tools to propel employees’ growth when assessed and used deliberately.
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MIT SMR’s expert contributors weigh in on the skills and strategies managers should embrace in the year ahead.
Forces that have been in play since before the pandemic began can help explain today’s turbulence in the workforce.
Several principles can be applied to create reciprocal loyalty and benefits between organizations and gig workers.
The practices of astronauts offer a model for successfully adapting to remote and hybrid work.
Tanusree Jain and Louis Brennan
Many businesses are unaware that they’ve been creating an exodus from the office by limiting individual workspaces.
Virtual, tech-mediated collaboration carries risks of isolation, exclusion, surveillance, and self-censorship.
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The specific cultural factors that predict whether employees are happy (and will stay) aren’t what you might think.