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Keep up to date with Lynda Gratton’s latest insights and thought leadership activities below.

Posted on 13 Apr 2021

New HBR Article: How to Do Hybrid Right

Since the pandemic, companies have adopted the technologies of virtual work remarkably quickly—and employees are seeing the advantages of more flexibility in where and when they work. As leaders recognise what is possible, they are embracing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reset work using a hybrid model. To make this transition successfully, they’ll need to design […]

Posted on 07 Apr 2021

New MIT Article: An Emerging Landscape of Skills for All

A year on from the start of the pandemic, many of us are pausing to reflect on the effect it has had on our lives and our work, and in particular, on the disruption and displacement of work across a number of industries. Job erosion and job evolution have both been accelerated by the pandemic, […]

Posted on 01 Apr 2021

Capita Podcast: Fostering Innovation

Lynda Gratton recently joined Ismail Amla and Vivek Wadhwa on the Capita podcast to discuss how we can use our learnings from the past year to foster innovation in the new world of work. While much of the focus over the past year has been on how remote working impacts productivity, Lynda believes it is […]

Posted on 31 Mar 2021

LBS Article: Time to Rethink Your Company Culture

Working remotely might mean greater autonomy and flexibility, but it also means no serendipitous connections in the office communal kitchen, no impromptu lunches or birthday celebrations. Many of the everyday rituals which helped us keep company culture alive, promoted collaboration and made work fun have disappeared – and few of us have the blueprint for […]

Posted on 24 Mar 2021

MIT Webinar: Optimising Productivity in a Time of Hybrid Work

Most of us are still experimenting with both time and place of work. We’re flexing around the 9-to-5 notion of work and synchronicity, and we’re flexing around the multiple locations we may find ourselves working in. How do we maintain productivity while adapting to this new flexibility? In this on-demand webinar, MIT SMR author Lynda Gratton discusses her research […]