Thanks to the advances in communication and connectivity, caring leaders have been aware of focal contingencies lived by societies and industries across the globe, and their sense of progress and adaptability has allowed the globalization of every improvement as responses to those unexpected events.
Jesus Quintero Yamin, CEO of JQ Group of Companies shared his opinion with other business leaders in the world, revealing that although the physical presence and contact with the staff helps in creating the employee's loyalty and sense of belonging with the company, the new situation has given him a different perspective.
The most disruptive upgrades in technology and lifestyle take the Status Quo by surprise, modifying it before societies, industries, and businesses notice the change. That’s precisely the case of remote work, and how it has been silently taking its place in business and companies, becoming a disruptive upgrade within the current COVID-19 contingency.
Theoretically, most companies, regardless of their size, can keep most of their employees working from home for a long time ago. Conversely, in practice, taking that decision was always perceived as a too-high operational risk.
However, many voices have verbalized the situation, and instead of assuming a steady stance, they have been expressing personal perspectives to add their experience to eventuality management.
Jesus Quintero<span lang=”EN-US” style=”color:#0e101a”>, like 3 in 4 CFOs, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc., changed his mind and realized that when employees work by goals and not by a strict schedule, efficiency increases. As stock market behavior has shown, the tools used to coordinate tasks, share files, and execute staff meetings, are being perceived as reliable for companies worldwide.