BLUFWith the onset of the pandemic, traditional working methods underwent significant changes as companies adopted new remote and hybrid work models. As a result, they are now facing a dilemma as to which of these changes they should retain in the long run.
Lynda Gratton's article for Harvard Business Review analyzes available data on hybrid work and draws the following implications for its future:
- Workplace changes may be more significant than at first thought.
- Limited studies suggest hybrid work can be more productive.
- Workers working together benefit from co-worker feedback and guidance, promoting connectivity, creativity and innovation.
- Videoconferencing might have narrowed workers' cognitive focus.
Recent Runway Posts related to this topic:
- REMOTE WORKING 01: COLLECTION | The Runway (airforce.gov.au)
- Executives And Employees Dramatically Differ On How Things Are Going And The Future Of Work – TheRunway (airforce.gov.au)
References from the Web :
- JUN 2022 The six big things we've learned about hybrid work so far – BBC Worklife
- SEP 2022 The future of (hybrid) work – McKinsey and Company