Redefining Company Culture With A Home-Centric Workforce
With offices around the country slowly reopening, many organizations are making the decision to move to different kinds of long-term working models. Many companies are moving forward with home-centric approaches, meaning that individual contributor work will be done remotely on a regular basis.
With the shift to more remote workers, the impact on culture is certainly top of mind. Not so long ago, company culture was thought to be limited to what existed within the four walls of an office building and the feelings of camaraderie experienced at in-person social events. Now, it’s become clear that the nature of a company’s culture is much more evolved than that. It’s about how we treat each other no matter where we are physically located.
The future of work is changing, and leaders need to be prepared to build a company culture that is intentionally evolved, promotes productivity and, most importantly, creates a strong sense of belonging despite having team members working both in the office and remotely. As companies work to reimagine and redefine their organization’s culture while navigating a new working environment, it is important to consider the following:
A New Way Of Working: Flex Your Agility
It’s important to acknowledge that switching to a hybrid or remote model is an entirely new way of working for many organizations and people. This means you will run into roadblocks and learn lessons along the way. Leaders will need to have a learning mindset and get comfortable with a new way of working and collaborating with their teams.