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5 practices to make your hybrid workplace inclusive

Lordan, Grace, Almeida, Teresa and Kohler, Lindsay (2021) 5 practices to make your hybrid workplace inclusive. Harvard Business Review. ISSN 0017-8012

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As you craft your company’s hybrid work plans and policies, be aware of the inequities hybrid work can create or make worse. Designing with five practical dimensions of inclusion in mind is critical for creating an equitable organization. First, create a positive recruitment and onboarding experience by providing new hires with the right technology and support and implement a buddy system to replace the informal learning that typically takes place in the office. Second, bridge physical distance by making smart use of digital tools to keep people connected. Third, increase psychological safety to enable people to speak up when they experience interpersonal conflict. Fourth, break up in-groups by identifying “weak ties.” Finally, monitor who gets promoted and why to identify patterns that favor one group over other

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Additional Information: © 2021 Harvard Business Review
Divisions: Psychological and Behavioural Science
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2022 10:48
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2022 10:48

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