Why working remotely can be good for business

ENGAGE | March 24, 2020

It’s understandable that the latest threat to our working and personal lives is under ever-increasing scrutiny. Coronavirus is not only placing our daily routines into question for the sake of our health, but it’s also posing a growing challenge to the way we conduct business on a global scale.
One of the most pressing challenges that organisations are facing is how to quickly and seamlessly enable a remote, home-based workforce. As more companies encourage their teams to stay away from centrally located offices, there is much to be learnt from those businesses who have already embedded a remote or home-working culture. Having to adopt this model in a time of crisis isn’t easy – but there are a lot of positives that can be reaped as a result.

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Every business, as indeed the whole economy, is ultimately made up of human beings – individuals acting and reacting in ways that build success or failure. And, thus, it is people who make up the true strength of any company. Having the right set of people for the enterprise, who interact in productive ways and not counterproductive ways, is mission critical. It requires building a positive culture that matches the values and goals of the company, and this in turn requires employees who work well within and bolster that culture.

Spotlight

Every business, as indeed the whole economy, is ultimately made up of human beings – individuals acting and reacting in ways that build success or failure. And, thus, it is people who make up the true strength of any company. Having the right set of people for the enterprise, who interact in productive ways and not counterproductive ways, is mission critical. It requires building a positive culture that matches the values and goals of the company, and this in turn requires employees who work well within and bolster that culture.

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