With all the time people have spent working from home, many have become attached to the flexibility which it comes with. But, how cultivate a constructive culture when people aren’t in the office together?
One of the most important determinants of a relationship is proximity. Proximity, however, is all about perception.
🔵 Shared Purpose
Teams will need to see how their work connects and intersects. They will need to be reminded frequently of mutual dependencies.
If people do not have a sense of equity and justice, they will quickly lose motivation.
With hybrid working, leaders and team members will need to be attuned to potential differences and reinforce the need for healthy disagreement.
🔵 Visibility and Accessibility of resources and decisions.
🔵 Social Capital
To maintain positive cultures in hybrid working situations, leaders will need to be intentional about encouraging people to build their networks.
🔼 The most important thing to realize about hybrid working is the intentionality and effort necessary to maintain culture.