Chapter 8 - "Strategies for change"

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How can organisations make a successful transition from the old world of work to the new one? In Chapter 8, the first of three chapters on implementing future work, we set out strategies for making the shift, including the crucial TRUST principles – our five global guidelines that have attracted attention around the world.

  • Trust your people
  • Reward results
  • Understand the business case
  • Start at the top
  • Treat people as individuals

 We examine the barriers to change and how to overcome them. There’s a fully updated case study of the Agile Working program at Unilever, including the benefits experienced and the important lessons learned by the consumer goods multinational. We also describe the skills that managers need in order to put the principles into action, with an easy-to-use table 

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