Managing Change in the Post-COVID-19 Workplace

As organizations prepare to close out 2020 with employees continuing to work remotely, many leaders are reflecting on the fact that their operational expenses have been reduced and virtual work has been effective for many divisions within their companies. Equally impactful, employees are reporting higher levels of satisfaction thanks to the flexibility and work-life balance that remote work affords. This trifecta of reduced expenses, increased productivity and enhanced employee satisfaction is leading to a paradigm shift in real estate. In an article penned for Work Design Magazine, SmithGroup's Workplace Practice Director Lise Newman speaks to these issues and shares how a comprehensive change management plan can help organizations navigate the unpredictable journey that lies ahead.