Don’t Take the All or Nothing Approach… It’s All About Choice!

When developing your strategy for workplace flexibility, it shouldn’t be all or nothing – work in the office, or work from home.  The best strategies offer flexibility and choice in ways that consider employee workstyle preferences, leadership preferences and work to be done. Companies need to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, safety and security is embedded in[…]

Who Owns Your Mobile Workforce Strategy?

Telecommuting, remote work, distributed teams, flex, agile workforce – we still wrestle with what to call it, but more importantly, do we know who should own it? Is it the business – with needs to enable employees to be efficient and effective? Is it Human Resources (HR) – providing policy and procedures for flexible work[…]

Culture Change Succeeds Using Cross-Organizational Teams

Most organizations are successful in creating and leveraging cross-organizational teams to achieve multiple business outcomes: incubating new ideas, bringing products to market, and moving through large-scale complex change. Success today depends on diverse teams coming together to ideate, create and achieve significant goals in business.  But how important are these kinds of teams in moving[…]

Improving Employee Engagement: What’s Your Strategy?

Employee engagement is top of mind for most organizations and leaders today. HR departments seem obsessed with the idea and try to measure it through annual surveys and assessments. For leaders, maintaining employee engagement with a distributed workforce can be challenging. How can an employee working from home hundreds of miles away be as engaged as[…]