Culture may eat strategy for breakfast; right now, both need to emphasize flexibility, empathy and taking advantage of tools that make hybrid work more successful and less of a burden.
Returning to the office continues to be a thorny topic; this month Microsoft gave up on even predicting a date for reopening its U.S. offices. That’s because the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and its impact on the world of work is being felt by businesses and employees.
As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella puts it, people are not just making choices about when, where and how they work but even why they work. But business leaders may still be in denial.
Disappointingly, only around half of the executives LinkedIn asked said flexibility is good for business and are planning to offer hybrid, remote and flexible…