current workplaces are having different generations and each of them have their own priorities. Organizations have to be tech-savvy, diverse and socially responsible to fulfill employee expectations. Organizations will be charged with meeting the needs of wide range of expectations of each generation. Cultural and gender diversity will also have great impact on the work place. The expectations of employees are changing rapidly and employees look for below qualities to be considering the best places to work.
Technology has changed over the decades and it has access to information, facilitated speed of operations, improved connectivity and simplified routine tasks. Competition from projects and talent pool will shift from local to global markets. As we move into the future, technology will pervade most areas of work, bringing in efficiency, blurring boundaries between teams, organizations and even nations. It is creating awareness that to get updated to the global trends and be culturally aware to manage employees.
The next most important feature is collaboration with teams/employees across functions and geographies coming together to compete on projects and deliver assignments. Vertical communication and reporting systems will be increasingly replaced by horizontal communication and teamwork for home jobs.
Unique roles :
Horizontal organizations structure and collaboration will be marked with higher degree of specialization in roles, more distributed responsibilities among employees, large role boundaries and open communication.
Employers need to adapt to the diverse behaviors of employees. Experts predict that the future workforce will be extremely diverse with a melting pot of cultures, languages, preferences and opinions. An employer should able to identify the issues and respect these difference and yet be able to combine and assimilate them into a unified whole.
Social responsibility :
Employees of the organization expect to be socially responsible and work towards the mission and vision, stakeholder satisfaction, including the society at large. Top companies are paying attention to CSR activities.