Embracing the future of hybrid work: understanding leadership dynamics and the balance of duty and performance in a remote-centric era.
In this episode, host Karen Plum is joined by AWA founder Andrew Mawson and Brad Taylor to explore the profound shift from traditional office norms to the now prevalent hybrid work model, propelled by the global pandemic. They delve deep into the evolving dynamics between senior leadership and employees, discussing the importance of trust, openness, and virtuality in the new-age workplace.
The discussion illuminates the paradox of remote work: it’s not merely about the comfort of working from home but striking a balance between an organisation’s duty of care and performance expectations. Our esteemed guests emphasise the pivotal role of leaders and HR teams in this transition, shedding light on the concept of licensing for remote work and the potential implications it could have on the future of employment.
Key topics of discussion include:
- Understanding the challenges and opportunities brought by the seismic shift to hybrid work.
- Analysing the friction between senior leadership and employees in a remote-centric world.
- Unpacking the idea of licensing for remote work and its potential impact.
- Navigating the balance between the duty of care and performance expectations in the hybrid work setting.
- Envisioning the future role of leaders and HR teams in a constantly evolving employment landscape.
Tune in to acquire a holistic perspective on the future of work, replete with valuable insights. Equip yourself with the knowledge to navigate the intricacies of hybrid work, fostering a culture of trust, adaptability, and inclusivity amidst the ongoing transformation. Whether you’re an organisational leader, HR professional, or simply intrigued by the future of work, this episode offers a wealth of understanding to guide your journey.