Leaders can help employees build the social connections that weakened during the pandemic by addressing three key areas.
Jennifer J. Deal and Alec Levenson
Mapping employees’ working relationships can help guide leaders’ decisions about post-pandemic work models.
Rob Cross and Peter Gray
The hub-and-spoke model of work offers a middle ground between packed offices and the isolation of working at home.
New hires are at risk of losing the subtly communicated knowledge shared through in-person work.
It benefits both workers and companies when leaders proactively support employees’ mental health and wellness.
Ben Laker and Thomas Roulet
Innovation can thrive when remote teams feel empowered to share ideas and engage in rigorous debate.
Esther Tippmann, Pamela Sharkey Scott, and Mark Gantly
Testing can guide decisions such as who needs to work in an office and what work hours are optimal.
Thomas H. Davenport and Thomas C. Redman
Leaders can take proactive steps to make workers feel more comfortable about going back to in-person work.
Liz Fosslien and Mollie West-Duffy
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