Remote Working Isn’t Killing Creativity. But What Is?

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Author: Andy Stofferis
Written by Andy Stofferis

Now that the pandemic is coming under control and companies can return their workforce to the office, there is a new tension as managers want teams to return, while creative workers want to maintain remote working practices.

It seems that executives still believe that teams need to be physically together to have the melting pot experience that promotes creativity, collaborative culture, and innovation. However, a recent study shows that there is no tangible difference in performance between face-to-face and remote teams. If it is not remote working that is killing creativity within companies, what is? Here is the answer:

  • Increased Workload
  • Stringent Requirements
  • Childcare Concerns
  • Loss of Trust
  • Lack of Serendipity
  • Remote Work Looking Like Office Work

Future of work. Increasingly people prioritize work-life balance and work that they find rewarding and fulfilling over financial remuneration.

The rise of remote working and digital working is part of this trend, and it is only going to get stronger. So, while today companies may be able to force workers to return to the office, it is only a matter of time before remote or flexible working is a requirement for finding the talent that businesses need. Check out the full article by clicking here.