If it feels like a scramble keeping up with workforce changes, buckle up. Trends indicate companies will continue focusing on working more efficiently and innovating faster. Yet the workforce will continue demanding greater flexibility and life balance.
Getting more work done while supporting greater work flexibility may seem like antithetical goals. But companies that embrace a results-driven culture show it’s possible to achieve both goals—and use the model to continue growing as workforce trends change.
IT DOESN’T MATTER WHERE THE WORK GETS DONE
Although more companies are utilizing remote workers, some still don’t feel comfortable with the arrangement. When working with freelancers, some companies have reservations the work will get done on time, and done right. And some managers still question whether their telecommuting employees are as productive as their cubicle-enclosed counterparts.
A results-driven culture calms these worries. In this system, everyone—from employees to independent contractors—receives a clear understanding of their work goals. Each person knows what their objectives are, and what they’re held accountable to execute. Then they’re given autonomy over how they complete their tasks.
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