The whole world is grappling with the challenges emanating from the COVID – 19 pandemic. Business leaders have the daunting task of navigating this uncharted territory..

Emerging as a key priority for action is the need to maintain high levels of productivity, especially with all or most employees required to work remotely. Success will depend largely on leadership's ability to engage remote workers and rapidly upskill their people.

A few tips leaders can adopt include:

  • Increase accountability: Clarify and redefine key performance measures
  • Team engagement – Establish regular check – ins and train employees in line with the new operating environment
  • Support employees working remotely: Provide infrastructure and resources e.g. data, laptops, power;
  • Upskills employees to succeed in the new digital world.

Managing people and other stakeholders during COVID-19 pandemic

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