Can Digital Tools Help ‘Re-Humanize’ Workplace Interaction? [Future Of Work]
As PSFK explores how digital services can improve workplace communication, we ask our readers to weigh in and share their thoughts.
When is the last time that you told your boss or co-workers what you really think?
As we create more open spaces and open ways for people to work together, the importance of understanding the quality and effect of how we communicate has become increasingly important. As we continue to shift to digital methods for managing our workflow and interactions, the human factor can’t be simply forgotten.
Completely switching to digital may be more detrimental than beneficial, as researchers have found that the golden ratio for the number of face-to-face meetings to virtual meetings is 1 to 5. We are human after all and benefit from human interaction, wether or not it’s tied to work. We have noticed that innovators are looking to manage the balance of digital to human interaction.