“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.”
– H.P. Lovecraft
With many employers asking staff to work remotely for the foreseeable future, business leaders face a critical task of managing the emotional and psychological well-being of their workforce. Thanks to technology, many might assume “business as usual,” as millions of employees leverage a confluence of telecommunications platforms to balance personal and professional obligations. In truth, as numerous psychological studies have shown, an abrupt and unexpected disruption to one’s daily routine can have a deleterious impact on overall mental health and well-being, especially in high-stress environments.
This April, the Thomson Reuters Institute is pleased to present an important and timely exploration of organizational and employee psychology in the current climate. Leveraging the formidable insights of our distinguished panel, this presentation addresses key managerial behaviors, mitigation strategies, and proactive initiatives to help professional services executives navigate foreign shores.