Work from Home: Temporary or Permanent?
Scott and his UMass-Lowell colleague Beth Humberd published an article in The Conversation entitled "Workers are looking for direction from management – and any map is better than no map". As pandemic lock-downs, empty offices and related work-from-home arrangements continue, questions about efficacy of the virtual work environment are increasingly coming to the surface. Here's an excerpt... "Even if re-creations of after-work rituals help in the short term, poor communication from company leaders is a primary cause of burnout. Without some sense of direction, burned out employees simply can’t be reengaged via another virtual happy hour." Indeed...what will the future hold?