Perspectives

Organizational design for resilience and flexibility

Command center | Thrive: Prepare for the next normal

The future of work is transforming our work, workforce, and workplace

The trends that define the future of work are leading to an “unleashed” organization. While connected on digital platforms, members of the workforce can work anywhere, at any time. Such an unleashed organization is more resilient during a time of crisis, such as the COVID-19 epidemic, and is more able to adapt and thrive. This article considers how an unleashed organization would look and behave, and offers recommendations on accelerating a company’s future of work transition.

Topics covered in this article:

  • How advances in technology such as robotics and the cloud will transform how work is done.
  • The importance of continuous learning to prepare the workforce with appropriate skills.
  • The workplace will blend the physical and virtual environments.
  • The five key steps to accelerating the transition to the future of work.
Addressing the impact of COVID-19
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