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How to promote culture in a remote workplace

By Danielle Abril

09 Sep 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

In the pandemic we all had to learn how to adjust our ideas of working. Some hybrid work is here to stay—so how best to maximise satisfaction?

As business leaders continue to navigate their post-pandemic workplace policies, many wonder whether remote options should be a part of the plan. One of their biggest worries: whether it will take a toll on their company’s culture. Fortunately, a few companies that have operated remotely since inception offered their suggestions on how to go about creating and maintaining culture while having a distributed workforce.

“Experiment with different ideas and find the sweet spot,” said Prithwiraj Choudhury, a Harvard University professor who studies the future of work. “You need to have a bunch of pilots.”

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