Modern Workplace: Global Best Practice

After the outcry about sexual harassment at work, more organisations are overhauling their culture. Plus: gig workers flex their muscles and win new privileges; how to inspire long-term loyalty in short-term hires; and taking an implicit bias test

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Absence of women, inexperienced workers and boredom are warning signs for harassment

Too many management fads distract us from getting things done

Online tests often used with training workshops are said to reveal unconscious prejudice

Competition for recruits is encouraging the introduction of new privileges

Analysis is easier thanks to technology, but real insights require judgment

From new-dog leave to help to build a home office space, some staff treats are surprisingly high value

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