Culture

Making hybrid happen: decision time for companies

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks for guidance on hybrid working models from the tech giants and the big banks – only to find mixed messages. When will the picture become clearer?

Rising resilience: how to create a resilient working culture

In a time of constant change, resilience has never been a more critical characteristic for the workforce and workplace. A report by Nespresso highlights how individuals, teams and environments can remain resilient during times of flux

Elemental Change: seven scenarios for that sinking feeling

In an exclusive extract from his new book about making complex change happen, British workplace strategist Neil Usher describes a series of alternative change scenarios that companies might recognise right now

Will a legal ‘right to disconnect’ protect remote workers?

This Wednesday Briefing looks at a survey supporting more protection for home workers, the cultural barriers to digital transformation, and the future of the legal workplace

Banking sector now the battleground over ‘inhumane’ work culture

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at the fall-out from the infamous Goldman Sachs internal survey of working conditions. Do we risk reverting to the all-hours office?

The Nowhere Office: advocating a shift from place to purpose

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at a new report which argues for a permanent departure from presenteeism – and at new projects to green the London cityscape

Could the borderless home be worse than the open office?

At a time when the future of open-plan space is under review, a re-reading of Billy Wilder classic 1960 movie The Apartment reminds us of the dangers of a corporate over-reach into private lives

Time for change: how organisations can become truly flexible

Flexibility is not exclusively rooted in space, there is an opportunity to experiment with flexible time as organisations look to become more flexible, says Professor Lynda Gratton