The future of work

As vaccination efforts globally continue to accelerate, organizations are starting to rethink about the future of work post-coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Business executives have varying permutations on how work should look like in the future. For example, Twitter chief Jack Dorsey announced last year that the social network firm will let many staff work from … Read moreThe future of work

Family businesses and technology disruptors

The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has affected all businesses and industries, albeit in differing ways. The family business category, however, has been left out of the public discussion, says José Liberti, a clinical professor of finance at Kellogg. “This is in part because detailed data on family businesses can be tough to come by”, Kelogg … Read moreFamily businesses and technology disruptors

Building blocks of innovation

We are witnessing an acceleration of innovation across the globe, driven by an urgent necessity to adapt to the current environment. Topped by innovations in pharmaceuticals and healthcare, other innovations in logistics, retail and hospitality, and financial services are making their way. New business models, product platforms, and novel ways to engage customers are key … Read moreBuilding blocks of innovation

Employee experience a top priority

“Loyal employees in any company create loyal customers, who in turn create happy shareholders” — Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group   WORK-from-home (WFH) arrangements have truly transformed how employees got through their day-to-day tasks. This is supported by countless anecdotes about the challenges faced by employees as well as their managers, such as … Read moreEmployee experience a top priority

Work-from-home – are workers truly productive?

It’s been more than a year since companies and organizations implemented work-from-home (WFH). Global companies and most large local organizations decided to extend this practice for the remainder of this year as coronavirus cases surged in many parts of the globe and a new Indian variant enters several countries. Early evidence last year revealed increased … Read moreWork-from-home – are workers truly productive?