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7 Ways every people leader should learn to adapt in the new hybrid world

Annette Reavis (Annette Reavis is a Chief People Officer at Envoy, San Francisco, California, USA)

Strategic HR Review

ISSN: 1475-4398

Article publication date: 10 January 2023

Issue publication date: 28 February 2023




This paper aims to help provide a step-by-step approach for people leaders to learn to adapt to the new world of hybrid work.


The author draws on their own experiences as a Chief People Officer to develop the paper.


The author’s main findings in the paper are that developing a culture where in-person collaboration, a work-life blend and small-talk/watercooler chat are considered key components is fundamental in creating a successful hybrid working environment.


People leaders can look to apply the information in this article to create flourishing hybrid working environments within their own organisations.



Reavis, A. (2023), "7 Ways every people leader should learn to adapt in the new hybrid world", Strategic HR Review, Vol. 22 No. 1, pp. 22-25.



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Copyright © 2022, Annette Reavis

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