What the Workplace Stands to Gain and Lose in a Post-Coronavirus World
Dr. Arthur Langer, Director, Columbia University Center for Technology Management
April 16, 2020
Dr. Art Langer was quoted in the article, “What the Workplace Stands to Gain and Lose in a Post-Coronavirus World.” Read this timely piece in Quartz Business.
Dr. Langer believes the coronavirus pandemic is going to force managers to reckon with their suspicious minds. The kind of trust he expects managers and c-suite leaders to foster won’t stop at accepting that individuals are behaving like reliable adults in their home offices, but also that employees can be granted more autonomy to manage and strategize without top-down oversight. "You have to be willing to have more trust in giving people responsibilities and giving them the ability to perhaps fail."