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For companies to succeed, they must treat their employees with consideration and create a nourishing culture. Workplace experts Jeanne C. Meister and Kevin J. Mulcahy explain how to meet that standard in their report on how the workplace faces radical transformations. They organize their information as 10 rules for optimizing your workplace into a livable, enjoyable environment for your employees. getAbstract recommends this informed overview of the newest HR, corporate training, office technology, data management, facility planning and gig-economy trends to senior executives, managers, HR officials and small-business owners who want to encourage their employees to be fully engaged and committed.

About the Authors

Future Workplace LLC founder Jeanne C. Meister consults with organizations trying to reinvent their workplaces. Kevin J. Mulcahy coaches senior executives and speaks on workplace trends.

 

Summary

Anticipate and Shape Your Company’s Future

Today’s most effective firms embrace the future, as uncertain and confusing as it seems to be. These companies address the future as learning organizations that cultivate flexibility, adaptability and proactivity.

Organizations that fail to anticipate the future will falter. Consider that “52% of Fortune 500 organizations have merged, been acquired or gone bankrupt since 2000.”

Modern, successful firms accommodate and cater to their employees by developing workplace environments that are “transparent, connected” and “personalized.” They offer their employees a menu of options. They fulfill the wishes of their staff members by creating workplaces with a culture and environment that resemble the lives people lead away from the office – that’s the true “future workplace experience.”

“Ten Rules”

To accomplish this goal, follow 10 rules:

1. “Make the Workplace an Experience”

All employees – not only millennials – now tend to approach their jobs with the mind-set of a consumer. They seek companies with workplaces that evoke an environment and culture that resemble their personal lives as ...


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