Although we can’t predict the future, we can say that next year will not be a return to business as usual. The pandemic, social unrest, cultural divisions and new remote work and school possibilities all but guarantee that leading teams and businesses in the coming calendar year will be anything but “business as usual.” But how do leaders prepare for the challenges of 2022 and beyond?

“As companies start thinking about making remote work a longer-term reality, one key challenge pertains to missing social connection, the feeling of being part of the same group. So there will be a lot more demand for immersive technologies like VR. That’s why it’s important to understand the psychology that drives people to adopt some of those technologies.”
Professor Roshni Raveendhran

Read the full article on Ideas to Action to see more from Raveendhran and four other Darden leadership and management experts as they share insights on how technology, culture, inclusion and other factors will need to play into the leadership and success of businesses as the world continues to evolve over the next few years.

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