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How to build or shape an effective and sustainable culture at a covid-hit workplace?

22nd September 2021
How to build or shape an effective and sustainable culture at a covid-hit workplace?
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By Saurabh Nigam

Image credit: People Matters

Different parts of the world are dealing with the pandemic differently and healing at a different pace. With the pandemic stabilising in some parts of the world, some countries are coming back to work while others continue to work from homes. 

Amidst the changing norms and normal, culture is the linchpin that offers necessary control to the organizations. And if we are not attentive enough to these shifts, culture could lead to chaos. Managing change will be the easy part, what’s going to be tricky is the identification of what’s next and the pace of ‘next’ that we are looking at.

How to identify what’s next and why is that important?

It’s simple – to understand what comes ‘Next’, one has to look at the ‘Now’ with a magnifying glass. Most of the ‘after’ outcomes can be predicted by closely looking at the ‘before’ behaviours, attitudes, reactions, responses. Most of the ‘culture was awry’ situations occur because someone responsible refused to look at the obvious. It is imperative that team leaders have a deeper understanding of things like: 

What your people have missed in the last year and a half and what changes have they appreciated.

To know more, read the full article here.