Together with the Association of Danish Lawyers and Economists, DJØF, and selected experts, IDA has developed three first aid kits to help you as a manager deal with hybrid forms of work in the best possible way.
This theme focuses on limitless work – that is; in what ways our work life can be without limits, and how you can best handle this as a manager.
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Our ways of collaborating have developed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic - and they are likely to keep doing so. When your team or department meet in new constellations, you need to talk about how you can best work together. You can choose the tool that best suits the situation at your workplace. You may also choose to work with both tools if you are looking to explore the theme of limitless work in greater depth.
If you want to work together in the team, you can begin by doing as follows:
If you want to begin by entering into dialogue with you staff individually, you can show them the video and send them the tool "Become aware of your boundary management strategies" to give them the opportunity to prepare and reflect in advance of your next 1:1 conversation or personal development review.
Start by watching the video with Anders Raastrup Kristensen for a general idea of the challenges and possibilities of a limitless work life.
As a manager, it is important to keep in mind that limitless work can be a source of both well-being and dissatisfaction. So, if you want to promote well-being, it is your responsibility to create a framework for limitless work within which all employees can function and thrive.
Based on the challenges and possibilities of limitless work, we have gathered seven tips for managers who lack specific tools to handle the limitless working forms.
Your role as a manager in the work life without limits is less about instructing, motivating or supervising, and more about helping your staff to flourish in changing and loosely structured contexts. Get seven tips on how to create the best framework for limitless work.
Download two tools to help you start a conversation on limitless work at your workplace. You can share the handout "Five forms of limitless work" with your team before the dialogue to help you define and discuss from the beginning limitless forms of work that affect your workplace. The tool for dialogue will help you ask and answer the right questions when the department needs to find possibilities to improve well-being and make room for differences between staff.
The "Become aware of your boundary management strategies" tool can be used in the team to raise the issue of boundary management strategies and collaboration. But as a manager, you can also use it to become more aware of your own boundary management strategies, as well as in 1:1 conversations with employees, such as personal development reviews.