A healthy, engaged and productive work environment starts with conversations about people’s needs and how to adjust individual and teamwork practices to create a new balance.
Going back to work, for most people, is going to feel a lot different than when they left. The changes, at first, may feel surreal, with people wearing masks, separated by partitions and avoiding physical contact – no more fist bumps, hugs or handshakes.
Remote work requires a lot more formalization of what would be more informal in the office.
What we’re learning about changes in belief systems that may benefit teams and organizations after the pandemic ends.
Propinquity is our natural human tendency to develop tight interpersonal bonds with the people or things that are closest to us.
Some helpful practices to aid teams working remotely manage their new reality
Working from home requires a new kind of discipline. Avoid distractions by learning how to manage digital, physical and work-life boundaries.
As more people find themselves unable to travel, remote teams need physical spaces that enhance technology to break down the distance gap.
People from China, Germany and the U.S. share their experiences and what they’re learning about working from home.
When a university’s history extends back almost 400 years, tradition is an integral part of its identity. Yet, for any institution of learning in today’s world, no matter how old or how new, success depends on anticipating and responding to the needs and expectations of 21st-century students.