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Even the most stringent policies won’t force reluctant remote workers back into the office. But reminding them how they’re a big part of the greater good might.

The black box is what happens when employees’ daily work goes in one end, comes out the other, but very few understand what happens in between. It’s caused by a lack of visibility into processes and decision making that comes when connections are diminished.

Getting employees back into the workplace isn’t a one-sized-fits all endeavor. Companies looking to build and enforce these policies successfully should develop nuanced, case-by-case strategies that accommodate matrixed teams and can easily be adopted by employees.

The water cooler isn’t – at least in most cases – an actual physical point in the office anymore. But the term harkens back to when it was a place workers gathered to talk about the football game, news, or the latest office gossip. Today, the water cooler has become synonymous with the serendipitous encounters that remain part of the office experience even though they can happen anywhere.

For years, how we’ve defined productivity has remained the same. But as organizations shift to hybrid strategies with most employees working remotely, a failure to shift our paradigm alongside new working models can lead to burnout.

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