In today’s uber-connected world, new industry trends and technological advancements regularly make the headlines. But since not all that glitters is gold, the key is knowing which trends are worth following and which can (or should) be ignored. Implementing the right strategies can ensure the growth and success of an organization, while the wrong approach can easily lead to a drop in productivity and loss of revenue.
Making this distinction is of critical importance when it comes to workplace culture trends. Should a small business adopt an ineffective strategy just because it’s popular, chances are it will have a negative impact on employee morale, potentially resulting in higher turnover and business losses. Below, four industry leaders from Portland Business Journal Leadership Trust share proven workplace trends that are worth a second look.