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Remote workers are less engaged and more stressed

The key insights from the article are that remote workers feel less connected to their company’s mission compared to in-office workers, and this lack of connection can negatively impact performance. Exceptional managers who communicate effectively can help improve the connection between remote workers and the company’s purpose. Hybrid work arrangements, where employees go into the office some days per week, seem to result in the highest connection to company purpose. Overall, while engagement levels are increasing, remote workers may still be more disconnected than in-office workers.

Original article: Remote workers are treating their jobs like gig-work and its turning them into the most disconnected employees



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Digital transformation, including agile and devops, across many industries, most recently in higher education. Designed and built the Emory faculty information system. Working in continuing education to improve and expand career-focused learning, esp. in workforce development. Expanding the role of innovation and entrepreneurship. Designed, built, and launched the Emory Center for Innovation.

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