Tips for Organizations to Manage the Return to Office | Knowledge Labs: In the Know
As a response to the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020, many organizations enacted work from home policies. The changes were quick and reactive. These policies helped employees manage their new work environment. However, employees also didn’t have much choice in the new arrangement. Two years later, many of these same organizations are planning a return to office. As staff have gotten comfortable with their current situation, how can this new change be managed?
Haniyeh Yousofpour, Assistant Professor, Human Resources and Management, shares tips for how to engage employees in the return to work process to increase adoption and satisfaction amongst the workforce.
- Share Your Vision
- Include Employees in the Planning Process
- Provide Your Rationale
- Provide Information and Training
- Give Employees an Incentive
- Give Employees Resources
- Create an Action Plan and Engage Employees
- Monitor the Change
- Embrace the Change
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