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In an op-ed, Business and Society Program Business Ethics Scholar Alison Taylor notes that COVID-19 pandemic has kicked off a new era for workers and outlines 4 ways it will change business

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Excerpt from WEF Blog -- "The COVID-19 pandemic has effectively kicked off a new era in our working lives. Instead of assembling in offices, more fortunate members of the workforce gather virtually, via conferencing software. Our days, seemingly shortened by the freedom from commuting to and from offices, now include juggling personal obligations and catching up on workloads as we can, when we can. Conditions are unlikely to reset to “normal” when the pandemic has passed. This means that, since human cultural norms are established by observation and socialization, corporate culture is certain to become less tangible in this new, remote work environment. Welcome to the age of the intangible company."

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