Tag: modern management

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Digital Workplace

Did Google Get Its Hybrid Work Plan Right?

Google has rolled out its plans for hybrid work, but some people say it's not exactly perfect.

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Digital Workplace

What the Post-COVID-19 Workplace Will Look Like

While many companies have talked up the virtues of working from home, many are preparing a return to the physical office. Here's what that will look like.

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Information Management

How XOps Is Hoping to Unite All the Disparate Ops Disciplines Under One Banner

A new kind of Ops infrastructure is emerging and XOps hopes to tame the chaos. The goal of XOps, to help unite all the different disciplines under one umbrella.

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Digital Workplace

6 Takeaways From the Spring Digital Workplace Experience Virtual Conference

Last week was the Spring edition of SMG's Digital Workplace Experience. Senior reporter Dom Nicastro explores the big takeaways from the event.

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Leadership

Optimization Guru, AI Ethics Leader and Other Emerging Roles Reshape Human Resources

The decline of generalists if offset by a new set of HR roles. What do these emerging technology-based roles look like?

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Leadership

5 Necessary Human Resources Skillsets for the 2020s

It's a time of adaptation for all roles in the workplace when it comes to technology, and HR is no exception.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Can Employees Get the Job Done on Their Mobile Devices? And Should They?

With more people working remotely, many workers are turning to mobile devices, but are they effective and should workers use them to meet business goals?

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Digital Workplace

The 6 Basic Needs of the Remote Worker When Doing a Task

If you take care of the needs of remote employees tasks will get done faster, better and with much lower costs.

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Leadership

8 Steps on the Path Toward Organizational Design

It may be time to invest in organizational design, and we've uncovered some important steps to get you started.

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Leadership

Is Now the Time to Invest in a Head of Remote Work?

With more people working remotely than ever before, now seems like a good time to have a dedicated person thinking holistically about remote work.

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Leadership

Can Your Organization Cross the Employee Belonging Threshold?

How do you promote true diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace? You can start by listening.

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Employee Experience

Mapping Employee Journeys Can Make a Better Workplace

Are you building employee journeys just like your CX team builds customer journeys?

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Digital Workplace

Does Netflix CEO's 'Pure Negative' Comment on Working from Home Have Merit?

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings called remote work a "pure negative." But is working from home an all or nothing choice for organizations?

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Employee Experience

How Workplace Managers Can Help Prevent Employee Burnout

While there are many advantages to remote working, recent research shows that it is responsible for a lot of employee burnout. Here’s what managers can do.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How Can We Get Back to the Physical Workplace?

While many workers are happy to work from home, many too want a return to the office, including managers. Here's why.

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Leadership

Getting to the Heart of the Chief Diversity Officer's Agenda

Chief diversity officers share what's top of mind when working to build a culture of inclusivity in their organizations.

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Leadership

4 Ways to Help Workers Cope With Change Management

The workplace has seen drastic changes over the last few months. How are you helping employees manage that change?

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Digital Workplace

Is the Talent Pool Now Global by Default?

With companies hiring more work-from-home employees, is the talent pool now global and will this reduce talent shortages?

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Leadership

Who Is on Your Digital Workplace Dream Team?

Now more than ever, a digital workplace strategy is critical. Here are some roles that can help your organization build an effective workplace strategy.

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Employee Experience

Improve Your Onboarding for a Better Employee Experience

Onboarding is one of the first opportunities to provide a prospective employee with a look at the company’s culture. Here are some tips to do it right.