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COVID-19, HR and the workplace: three lasting changes

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HR Magazine: https://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/article-details/covid-19-hr-and-the-workplace-three-lasting-changes

 

Making changes ‘sticky’ and sustainable in organisations can be notoriously challenging. After all, it is a long journey dependent on the right balance of leadership, economics, politics and individual attitudes.

However, as a sudden and relatively lasting transformative change requiring HR to face up to its crisis management credentials, the COVID-19 pandemic has provoked far-reaching debates about a ‘new normal’ for organisations and employees going forward.

Predicting the future is a risky business, but there are reasons to suggest that at least three changes currently experienced by HR, managers and employees are likely to be long lasting and persist beyond the immediate coronavirus crisis.

Period24 Jun 2020

HR Magazine: https://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/article-details/covid-19-hr-and-the-workplace-three-lasting-changes

 

Making changes ‘sticky’ and sustainable in organisations can be notoriously challenging. After all, it is a long journey dependent on the right balance of leadership, economics, politics and individual attitudes.

However, as a sudden and relatively lasting transformative change requiring HR to face up to its crisis management credentials, the COVID-19 pandemic has provoked far-reaching debates about a ‘new normal’ for organisations and employees going forward.

Predicting the future is a risky business, but there are reasons to suggest that at least three changes currently experienced by HR, managers and employees are likely to be long lasting and persist beyond the immediate coronavirus crisis.

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TitleCOVID-19, HR and the workplace: Three lasting changes
Media name/outletHR Magazine
Date of coverage24/06/20
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