Numerous businesses had to shut down due to the economic crisis globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sad to hear, but viewing from another aspect, it might be the chance to re-style the way of operating your business and reconsider ways that adhere to the needs and change after the pandemic. Hence, it is crucial to blend in the technological usages in project management of your business.
Break the walls of social distancing
Build a reliable computer and network setup interface. Every industries will face the challenge as the pandemic influences the world and it’s way in operating. Traditional face to face meetings had to be cancelled causing a blunt stop in companies. The stock market has faced a long downfall since a decade, and many more.
Thus, The operating schedule and management of your business must adhere with the newest technologies, not to only boost productivity, but also to adhere with the current lifestyle of the consumers. Staying safe by social distancing, but not to confine.
Restyle the management between employees
The meetings of numerous business has been resorted to online meetings. Migrating to video or group chatting applications, the situation really gives a certion vision or clear clue about which meetings are necessary and which aren’t. As well as that, meetings can also combine between departments without really needing a broad space as it would need like in the pre-covid days. In this case, it leaves us thinking-is there the company can eliminate some meetings when the pandemic ends and everything gets back to normal?
Saying from that, there are no doubt some beneficial aspects in terms of management when we do everything online. We rethink our traditional ways of managing business, recreates a systematic management process which has to seam effortlessly with our personal time and the trend of how the economy works in the century.
Be Smart in group projects
Distractions from home are inevitable- whether it is the children, your dogs, or just the urge to watch Netflix all day with a bag of chips. Engagement with work can be hard, and this is where the role of project managers come in so important. Although check-ins are meant to be flexible, it is still crucial to have a constantly regular check-ins via live streams or chats to help with keeping the vibe of work engagement, the production consistency and quality.
It is extremely important to remain the flow of in-office communication. The company executives should take extra care on the employees during and after this pandemic. For example providing help for their mental wellbeing, conducting surveys to collect feedback on what methods do the employees work best with. Consider task-tracking apps in the project timelines is also very useful in this situation.
A pandemic is no easy situation for all of us, and it is affecting every community on the planet. It is how the result and what we learn from the crisis and hopefully. Life can be better after the pandemic. And we work through today’s challenges of the pandemic and thrive in the future. The outcome is less employee uncertainty and improved efficiency, contributing to a company that is more successful and collaborative.
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Content source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/officedepotofficemax/2020/08/10/from-surviving-to-thriving-how-to-reinvent-your-business-after-covid-19-and-beyond/?ss=small-business-strategy#3c3c29364f36
Prepared by: Foong