The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the world of work.
It’s as simple, and as complex, as that. Reactions and responses to the pandemic have changed the workplace and the lives of employees whether they work in a physical location, virtually, or in a hybrid model.
We have learned some fundamental truths from living through this stressful time together.
The first is that humans are resilient. We adopt, reinvent, innovate, succeed, fail, and try again. Another is that our need for social connections is hard-wired and is of paramount important to our ability to reach peak levels of performance.
This paper explores the theoretical foundations that need to be considered by organizations that are relevant to individuals’ relationships at work.
Read Social Well-Being in the New World of Work to learn from experts about the theories of Social Identity, Social Support, Social Well-Being, Social Wellness, Social Capital, and the importance of focusing on ensuring the health of our social lives and interactions at work.