In a two-part series, I want to explore how people’s definition of, and approach to, work is changing. For some, it’s about reconsidering how they work (discussed here). For others, it’s about what they choose to do as work (discussed next time).
There’s not going to be another year like 2020 in our lifetimes, I predict. Or maybe I just hope desperately. The impact to the world economy, the ongoing widespread health crises, the upheaval of our personal routines and definitions of normalcy . .
It’s clear to see that workplaces are shifting. It is perhaps not surprising then, that the role of the manager is shifting also, and companies need to follow suit and evolve too. Is it time to overhaul your company’s management operating system?
Understanding Today’s Manager Role
In today’s business world, there is an increase in employee autonomy where employees are taking initiative and independently tackling problems. And while this is a positive change, in many cases it means that managers’ traditional role has been relegated to the side lines. Rather than thinking that the manager’s role is not as necessary as it