What are employees looking for in future and current workplaces? Can we collaborate better in person – or is working remotely more productive, with less distractions? Covid has been the GREAT DISRUPTOR, and now we are all picking up the pieces and reshaping the organisational landscape.
Flexible work environments are ‘a thing’. But how do we strike the right balance, so that it benefits not only our people but the thing that is paying the bills – the organisation?
How do we get the best of both worlds?
There’s a continuum here:
On one end of the continuum is the Old Paradigm, the 9-5, 5-days a week, so called “Office Centric” design. Companies reverting to this approach as soon as it is safe to do so include Goldman Sachs, Netflix and Amazon.
One the other end of the continuum, companies like Atlassian, Canva, LinkedIN and Spotify – have made a permanent switch to radical flexibility – giving their employees freedom to work wherever, whenever and however they want; so long as they keep producing results as individuals and teams.
Then there are companies who sit somewhere in the middle; Adobe, Apple, and Google who’ve adopted a hybrid approach with mandates to return to the office about half the time; on average 2-3 days per week.
So how do you make the right call for your business?
How to find the best of both worlds…
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