Coronavirus is driving a permanent shift in working practices, with major corporations planning for a hybrid approach that sees employees split their work hours between home and the office in the longer term.

Darden Professor Lynn Isabella, an expert in leadership and team dynamics, explores the risks and benefits of a hybrid workplace, how different roles are more suited for remote work and how processes need to be adapted to keep everyone connected.

We’ve turned a corner, and it’s going to be hard to go back to the way things were. There are many things people have come to like about remote working, including the reduced commutes that make it easier to balance their professional and personal lives.”

– LYNN ISABELLA, Frank M. Sands Sr. Associate Professor of Business Administration

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