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.
Professor Bourouiba’s preliminary learnings could help companies better prepare for the implications of other respiratory diseases like influenza.
This video is showing how Adecco’s new workspace has supported their teams to collaborate more efficiently. The challenge of this project was to change simultaneously the space, the processes, the tools and the culture of the entire organization in a very short time and during a complicated period due to the coronavirus.
Introducing Perspectives, a video series with peer-to-peer conversations on how COVID-19 has impacted work and the workplace. In this first episode, watch Dr. Lydia Bourouiba, director of MIT’s Fluid Dynamics of Disease Transmission Laboratory, as she talks with former Steelcase CEO Jim Keane about what we know today on mitigating disease transmission at work.
Remote work requires a lot more formalization of what would be more informal in the office.
The coronavirus will change how we clean, disinfect and sanitize the workplace. The first step is simplifying the complexity around what a clean office means.
Ingrid Fetell Lee, author of Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness, says it’s a huge misconception that joy and work are separate. She shares her radical theory — that a few simple changes to the work environment can make a dramatic difference in how people feel and perform. Read the transcript.