The Leader's Role in Fostering New Social Norms as Workplaces Reopen

The Leader's Role in Fostering New Social Norms as Workplaces Reopen

Alex Andel and Karen Ellzey
By now, almost all organizations around the world are somewhere on their re-opening journey, whether starting to plan, bringing employees back to the workplace, or assessing “what’s next” for the future of their work environments. Companies and organizations are appropriately focused on a range of activities such as resetting the physical work environment to achieve social distancing, installing signage, adjusting building systems, securing sustainable quantities of supplies, and adapting service levels in areas such as cleaning and food service.
Leading Virtual Teams

Leading Virtual Teams

Patrick Cheeseman,
Global Hospitality

Leading virtual teams can become untenable if you expect the virtual world to correlate perfectly with a traditional office environment. According to a recent study by the Harvard Business Review, 82 percent of virtual teams fell short of their goals. With that said, everything that makes for a strong leader in an office is twice as important in the virtual landscape.