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The never normal. Defining new ways of working beyond COVID-19

October 26, 2020


In brief


of the global workforce would like to work remotely, mostly part of the time. (Accenture Research)


of global office workers were working from home when the pandemic hit. (Accenture Research)


per year, is what a typical employer can save for every person that works remotely for 50% of their time. (Global Workplace Analytics)

Remote working pros and cons

Taking the plunge

Create a fact base of what is going on with your people

What has worked, what hasn't and what do your teams need?

Define your remote working strategy and operating model

You can't simply extend the emergency—be deliberate!

Align key processes and policies to support your model

Performance, motivation and culture need to be re-defined.

Make it easy for your people & protect your organisation

Design your “work-from-home-in-a-box” solution.

Evolve your culture and experience to make remote working thrive

Treat this like you would every other large change—improve over time!

What to do now & next to adapt to the new normal?

Meet the team

Markus Gschwari

Managing Director – Accenture Strategy Functions Consulting Lead, Africa

Megha Oberoi Sood

Talent, Organisation & Human Potential Sr. Manager – Africa

Natascha Meyer

Talent, Organisation & Human Potential Sr. Manager – Africa
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