In a recent article from The Wall Street Journal, Constance Hadley, Lecturer of Management & Organizations, offers her thoughts on how individuals can navigate the changing workplace. The article discusses how you can form good habits to increase self-discipline and work-life balance. Also, learn how to manage stress, build strong relationships with your manager, and combat loneliness in the virtual workplace.
The behaviors of others reinforces loneliness, so then you have increasing disconnection to the point that people might leave. Organizations may need to experiment with different techniques to bring people closer together. These could involve staffing changes, promoting different cultural events, or training managers to be more perceptive.