As companies emerge from crisis, our real and virtual workplaces will evolve in lasting ways. How and where will the work get done–and who decides? How can leaders foster both productivity and passion among employees who can work from anywhere? What will foster inclusion and engagement among dispersed teams? What did we learn from the pandemic about maintaining the strength of corporate culture and reputation?
This half day virtual event will include keynote, fireside chat, and panel discussions on our virtual main stage, as well as workshop sessions, chat, and one-on-one networking opportunities that will facilitate interaction with our presenters and your fellow participants.
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Team spirit, brainstorming, random acts of fellowship–offices were the incubators of these redeeming aspects of corporate life. How can the best parts of the traditional office be salvaged in workplaces that have been reinvented to create distance between workers? For remote workers and their leaders, how do we preserve the sense of community in new ways? What kinds of office work still needs physical presence?
Remote workers operate in a world without boundaries and plenty of distractions. What can keep them focused on the job, yet able to meet their commitments to family and their own well-being? Where does technology help productivity–or hamper it? How can managers use surveillance tools in ways that protect privacy and prevent a backlash?
For many companies, the current crisis has focused attention on the strengths and weaknesses of their mission, values, and other fundamentals. But what if the foundation needs to be fixed? How can leaders and their employees carry on a dialogue that's reflective of changing expectations–and carry out changes that help the company navigate the road ahead? What questions should they ask themselves?
An organization is measured by how it treats its employees, customers and communities–especially during times of universal stress. How can a company approach self-preservation in a way that demonstrates a commitment to the sustainability of its stakeholders too? How can a company respond to public sentiment without being caught in the culture wars?