Approximately $57 billion/year of e-waste is generated worldwide. In addition, food losses and waste represent $950 billion in lost value – the equivalent of the annual GDP of the Netherlands (World Economic Forum).
Since the pandemic has spread around the world, there is more and more talk about rethinking the company as an organization. Net income is not a sufficient condition for the sustainability of a company. The other key condition is the well-being of employees. Read on for insights on how to promote a culture of purpose.
Employee motivation is important in a healthy work environment. Once motivated, employees are more engaged and tend to devote maximum effort to their tasks, which is a clear benefit to the organization as a whole.
More than ever, companies need to find ways to boost motivation at work. Remote working is not going to stop any time soon, and it is likely to grow and become the norm. We share some insights into which are the 3 focus areas this year to help your teams be successful.
The pandemic is not far from over, and already the damage on employment is considerable. Layoffs are now commonplace, and the vast majority of employees are wary about the possibility to join the growing list of job seekers.
The fact that the virus has only accelerated the dislocation of work and brought to light an organization that is in many ways obsolete is a well-established fact. That it has made employee engagement an absolute emergency as well. But what can be done about it? What steps should be taken to engage and motivate staff and better cope with the crisis?
Remote working has begun long before the pandemic spread around the world and disrupted economies. In fact, the virus only accelerated this dislocation and brought to light an organization of work that had become obsolete in many ways.
We all agree that allowing employees to contribute to society is a good thing. It is good for them as well as for the company. Countless studies, from McKinsey to Gallup, not to mention Korn Ferry, show that allowing your employees to volunteer, for example, helps to make them happy at work.
Now that the pandemic is here and its ravages have only just begun, we need to find solutions to foster job creation, and quickly. What if facilitating and encouraging social entrepreneurship was the solution to creating these jobs?
The fact that the pandemic has changed the way we work is no surprise. According to a BCG study published in October 2020 nearly 80% of white-collar employees have worked remotely at some point since the beginning of the pandemic.
With the enforced lockdown pushing companies to implement digital solutions that should have taken years in just a few weeks, Mike Scott assesses the long-term implications, and explains why speed and adaptability are the new business competences.
Business is being disrupted. New business models, exponential technology, agile ways of working, and regulation are constantly changing the way organisations work. COVID-19 has only accelerated this transformation, grounded in human experience principles and which, in turn, can drive sustainable change on a behavioural, cultural, and organisational level. We take a closer look at lessons learned through the experiences of employee engagement during COVID-19.
With increasing recognition that markets today create wealth and positive social impact inequitably and deplete or degrade natural resources, more companies must rethink their purpose and strategies in order to provide real and lasting solutions to these substantial problems. Discover how.
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