The changing environment in the Covid-19 pandemic Businesses are evolving and changing continuously, but the Covid-19 pandemic has sped this up.
It has destabilised the whole environment, including changing people’s attitudes towards work. These changes are likely to be in place long term. While there is a lot of uncertainty, there are also exciting opportunities.
We are seeing an acceleration of the evolution of leadership skills and needs, and there will need to be a major rethink about what this means for the future of management.
“People are trying many different ways to lead their teams today; some apply more autonomy and trust; others bring more control as they are more stressed and anxious. There is no clear direction and no coming back to our previous world.” Looking at the impact of what has already happened in the world, the survey revealed a number of key issues for debate. Today’s discussion focused on leadership and agility, particularly looking at trust.