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In the weeks ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Washington, D.C., transportation agencies predicted three days of dire traffic and crowds flooding the District – comparable to those from a presidential inauguration. However, as the schedule of events played out,
The article suggests many more in DC could be teleworking. One thing it fails to mention is that you can't just tell people to work at home for the day. They need training, the right technology and access to files, and experience in working remotely to ensure success.
For over a decade, we’ve heard about Millennials (Gen Y) entering the workplace and posing new challenges for their managers. With older Millennials turning 35, many are managers themselves, often using managerial approaches different than those of their predecessors. Over the next decade, they’ll be managing the next generation in the workforce (Gen Z), who's on the cusp of entering the workplace and will have even more evolved attitudes toward technology, information consumption and sharing.
This session highlights the unique managerial approaches of Gen Y and the unique demands that are expected from Gen Z, using survey data and interviews from eight recent projects, as well as insights from high school and university design – where the next generation currently resides. The session also shows how specific workplace practices can enhance Gen Y management approaches and how future workplaces will need to be imagined differently to help them work with Gen Z.
Led by Teresa Bridges & David Craig on Oct 9 from 9:15-10:15
Research has shown that mental and physical health has a direct impact on productivity and engagement, as well as organizational performance. While leading-edge organizations have been launching programs to enhance employee well-being, their workplaces may be working against their goals. Even conscious workplace interventions may be ineffective if unused.
This session presents a series of case studies and data collected from several workplace research projects to show how smart workplaces can embed wellness in the continuous work experience, focusing on three dimensions of work: movement, rest and stimulation. Specific workplace solutions are presented for encouraging healthy behaviors in each dimension, highlighting the importance of user-centered design, cultural change and integration with other programs.
When: Oct 9 at 11:45. Just one of the great Workplace Evolutionaries' sessions at #IFMAWW15. Check out the rest here: http://goo.gl/Lx6rKp