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

Low productivity and ill health? Blame your boss

Organisational culture and leadership skills need reassessing to manage employee wellbeing during a crisis, says leading psychologist Cary Cooper in an exclusive interview with WORKTECH Academy

How can leadership reverse the employee engagement slump?

From compassionate leadership to strategic responses to the pandemic, our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at new research to address employee engagement

Working from home: be careful what you wish for

As a second wave of coronavirus sends workforces back into the home once again, Kevin McCullagh sifts through the evidence to show that an office-free working future might not be all it is cracked up to be

Impact of the pandemic: what we didn’t see coming

In our weekly WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we reflect not just on the likely shape of the post-pandemic workplace but also on the shifts we didn’t anticipate

The path from crisis: four things to look at in detail

In our weekly WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we report on how a social campaigner for fair and decent work practices is proposing a four-stage process to manage change

Free-range or factory-farmed? A key question for workplace

In our latest roundup, we report on a dialogue between three of Britain’s workplace pioneers - what they share is a belief in a diverse, people-first workplace driven by great design

Relearning leadership: the art of inspiring remote teams

In our weekly WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we feature the thoughts of US Army General Stanley McChrystal in leading people through an era of crisis and complexity