How will the post-pandemic business world look like – and how can your company position itself to remain an attractive workplace and keep up with the competition? Workplace culture may need to be adjusted to accommodate remote employees and promote more agile work practices. Leaders will have to change their management style to empower employees to be more autonomous and confident to experiment.

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To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way
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To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way

During his business career, Lars Kolind was group chairman of Grundfos, the world’s largest manufacturer of water pumps. It might sound like a staid business, but this role led Kolind to groundbreaking epiphanies.

Summaries on New Workplace Culture
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Erica Keswin

Bring Your Human to Work

Honoring human relationships retains employees and builds stronger bottom lines.

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Ron Friedman

The Best Place to Work

Build an engaged workforce by understanding what motivates people.

Perigee
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Dan Pontefract

The Purpose Effect

Purpose-driven firms put principles ahead of profits; still, being purpose-driven is good for business

Figure 1 Publishing
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Anese Cavanaugh

Contagious Culture

Individual employees can change corporate culture for the better through personal magnetism.

McGraw-Hill Education
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Jennifer Howard-Grenville

How to Sustain Your Organization’s Culture When Everyone Is Remote

Your company culture can grow stronger even as your staff works remotely.

MIT Sloan Management Review
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Summaries on 21st Century Leadership
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John C. Maxwell

Leadershift

John C. Maxwell says leaders can deal with baffling new challenges by making important “leadershifts.”

HarperCollins Leadership
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Vlatka Hlupic

Humane Capital

Society needs more humane business practices. The future depends on it.

Bloomsbury
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Aaron Dignan

Brave New Work

Organizational expert Aaron Dignan offers stories and recommendations on engagement and performance.

Portfolio
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Aaron Dignan

Brave New Work

Does your organization erect stop lights or roundabouts?

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Beth Comstock and Tahl Raz

Imagine It Forward

Former GE vice chair Beth Comstock explains that firms without imagination can’t handle disruptive change.

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AI for Survival of the Fittest?
AI for Survival of the Fittest?

From Charles Darwin to Elon Musk: How artificial intelligence will influence human evolution and natural selection.

“Bullying Destroys Trust”
“Bullying Destroys Trust”

Bullying remains a persistent workplace problem, compromising people’s well-being, motivation and productivity. How do you recognize bullies, and what can you do if you witness or become a victim of bullying?

Leading for Well-Being
Leading for Well-Being

A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. From sponsoring exercise programs to creating a values-based work culture, there is a lot you can do as a leader to help your employees thrive.

“The Focus is ‘Enough’ Rather Than ‘More’”
“The Focus is ‘Enough’ Rather Than ‘More’”

The mainstream economics notion that unfettered growth accompanied by greater consumption and productivity benefits society is false, argues Rob Dietz, Program Director at the Post Carbon Institute. In an interview with getAbstract, he shares his…

“Hello, How Are You?”
You would be surprised how many employees know the difference between an artificial and a real smile. Even if you move the corners of your mouth remotely.
“Hello, How Are You?”

In times when the whole world is wondering how best to get through the current crisis, small things make the difference. For example, taking an honest interest in your employees.

Looking Beyond the Water Cooler
Looking Beyond the Water Cooler

There is no substitute to person-to-person bonding. But there are ways to address the same needs in a new way – or at least to bring more humanity into our online interactions.

No One Is Safe
No One Is Safe

Cybercriminals are keeping pace with the major transformation steps that many companies have taken in recent months. Here is what you need to know.

“How Do I Find My Flow Working from Home?”
“How Do I Find My Flow Working from Home?”

Even if I’m surrounded by a spouse, kids and worries.

An Insider’s Managerial Manual
Julie Zhuo: The Making of a Manager. Portfolio, 2019.
An Insider’s Managerial Manual

A Facebook design executive refers to her journey from working at a small tech startup to managing hundreds of employees.

Your Creative Recovery
Your Creative Recovery

How to get rid of that nasty little saboteur sitting on your shoulder preventing you from being truly innovative.

“Turn That Damn Thing Off!”
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“Turn That Damn Thing Off!”

With comprehensive home office, team chat solutions have led your colleagues straight into your living room – sometimes even worse. How do you put them outside the door again and get the necessary recreation time?