Everywhere, environments are more interactive and responsive, friendlier, and seemingly more simple. As Bill Gates has said, “innovation equals efficiency,” and we’re beginning to see more and more of it in the workplace.
Perhaps the industry leaders are there, but most of corporate America has a long way to go.
“Workspace should be designed as carefully as you would design the cockpit of the Dreamliner,” ... “If you don’t give your employees the right environment, they won’t be able to do what you’re paying them to do.”
Yet another article dissing the open office. That's not really the problem, it's when open office is the only choice that the mutiny begins. Employees need a choice of spaces to work optimally.
The Civil Service does the practical and administrative work of government. More than half of all civil servants provide services direct to the public.
The UK Government is doing some great things to increase agility and performance.
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Here are some very down-to-earth and practical methods managers can employ to keep their remote employees happy, engaged and productive.
In short, the experts the author spoke to recommended:
- Frequent communications
- Occasional face to face meeting
- Avoid leaving remote employees out of meetings/rewards