As business offices, factories, and other buildings and facilities begin to reopen in Asia, the threat of COVID-19 remains. Workplaces can’t yet return to their earlier selves — and may never do so. So how can employers best manage the return-to-workplace transition?
“Health and safety remain the top priority,” says Sumit Malhotra, Director, Gartner. “Give decision-making autonomy to local HR teams. They can align their reopening decision to fit the local context, address employee concerns and make it clear that no one will be forced to return if they don’t want to.”
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