MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How to Help Employees Work From Home With Kids

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  • Lynda Gratton
  • MIT Sloan Management Review
  • 2020

Many of us are now working from home are experiencing a new wave of mass experimentation in virtual work.

The family distraction presented by the new work-from-home reality is one of the most pressing management issues of the COVID-19 crisis. It’s one that, if unchecked, could lead to a significant drop in productivity and creativity. We — both leaders and companies — need to move rapidly to gain quick wins to help employees manage their work lives. We also need to prepare the ground for long-term changes.

About the Author

Lynda Gratton is a professor of management practice at London Business School and director of the school’s HR Strategy in Transforming Organisations program. She is coauthor of the book The New Long Life: A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World, which will be published by Bloomsbury in May 2020.

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