Episode 132

Designing Work That Works


November 3rd, 2023

15 mins 30 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode, Bob’nJoyce unravel the merits and drawbacks of a hybrid workplace. Many companies are finding a middle ground that allows for both in-person and work from home. A recent HR Magazine article suggests that compromise work solutions are a wise choice that meets both business and employee needs.

Some of our insights include:

The art of co-designing can be messy.
The debate/dialogue about hybrid workplaces takes finesse to be successful.

The factors in a good decision or design are the:

  • needs of the business as the first element to protect
  • tailor made solutions for maximum flexibility for associates
  • guide to decisions of overall values and policy that combines business and people considerations
  • legal considerations and best practices

Like it or not, we are in a new era in which what, where, and how a workplace is designed is all experimental.

So come on in. Grab a snack. Welcome.