#1. Four ways managers can negotiate a sustainable office re-entry.
There’s no denying it: some companies have signaled that it’s time to get back to work. On Wall Street, major banks like Morgan Stanley and Bank of America have all told their employers that they need to come back to the office this summer. But this ultimatum might not be the best way for managers to handle the delicate post-pandemic future. Forcing a quick transition may compromise productivity and psychological safety.
Transforming the situation into a more collaborative one could reduce the number of employees who plan to quit – and it can become a moment where you affirm and depend the psychological safety of your time. Consider initiating the conversation about a return to work as soon as possible, determine a simple timeline, set up one-on-one conversations, and allow staff to customize the plan as necessary. Read more on Forbes.