Leadership and People Managenent

Global Mobility in a (Post-)Covid World: Findings from a Recent Industry Survey

Will global mobility disappear in a (post-)Covid world? About a year ago I entertained the idea of a dystopian post-Coronavirus world, a version of an ’online’ world, where we would rather upgrade our ZOOM and Google Meets licences than book business trips and plan relocations... Luckily, such a scenario may remain fictional, because global mobility…

Lost Connections: Lessons from Covid and Beyond

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is taking its tolls. Let alone the grim death statistics, there are all kinds of long-term socio-economic effects, and the more recently emerging realization of substantial mental health problems. Indeed, the rise of anxiety and depression amid the pandemic is easy to comprehend: people live in isolation and amidst restrictions, disrupted…

When the Pandemic Isn’t the Only Reason to Work from Home

By now, the majority of us have at least some experience of setting up our office in our living room, commuting to work within seconds of stepping from one room into another, and ‘bumping’ into your colleagues for ‘random’ chit chat at scheduled times and through prepared online meetings... yes, the work-from-home experience, which, as…