Bain & Company explained how organizations can support mission-critical roles with clear purpose and agile teams for delivery and development

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A New Social Contract: Talent in a Post-Covid-19 World

Agile Talent Management – Bain & Company explained how organizations can support mission-critical roles with clear purpose and agile teams for delivery and development

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Bain & Company identified agile trends for managing talent in post-COVID-19 world. Some recommendations include:
  • Define Mission-Critical Roles – Businesses need customer-facing frontliners equipped with data to make quick decisions, specialist experts who keep organization on track in terms of delivery, disruptors focused on innovation, plus scalers and executors in charge of scaling development initiatives
  • Manage Roles with Agile Mindset – Mobilize cross-functional teams according to priorities, allow different people to play critical roles in delivery and development, create communities of experts to share learnings with organization, as well as track and communicate progress
  • Communicate Purpose – Leaders should communicate to people in mission-critical roles the organization’s mission, and how it aligns with team’s purpose and daily activities
  • Reduce Complexity – Remove complexity from organization and free mission-critical roles by becoming agile, enabling scale and acting fast
  • Face New Realities – Companies must communicate and enable organization to be more resilient, and face issues of less job security, more disruptions in supply chain, establishing organization culture even in remote work arrangements, and reduced growth opportunities
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Company: Bain & Company
Category: People and culture
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Original publication date: June 1, 2020

Date last updated: June 17, 2020