This Week in Leadership (June 12 - June 18)

Why many organizations are making a U-turn on return-to-office policies now. Plus, how to avoid the big mistakes many first-time managers make. 

Firms that embraced remote work are now ordering employees back to the office. Why some organizations are pulling back on diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. Plus, how first-time managers can avoid some frequent new-boss mistakes. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry’s content team on leadership-related news. 

An About-Face on Return to Office

Some organizations that promised remote work have changed their minds, trying to boost business but sparking protests from workers.

The DE&I ‘Chill’

One-fifth of firms still don’t offer diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, and surveys show support of initiatives has dropped. Can interest be revived in a tough economy?

Launching a Career, Without College

Undergraduate enrollment has fallen 8% since 2019, the largest slide on record. Are we at a tipping point when it comes to skipping college and going directly into the workforce?

5 No-Nos for New Bosses 

Firms are adding hundreds of thousands of new managers each year, and many are making some easily avoidable mistakes.

Is Purpose Running Us into the Ground?

Best-selling author Daniel Goleman explains how leaders can balance their commitment to purpose with their own well-being.

From Safe Space to First Place

A lack of psychological safety in the workplace can derail high performance. What leaders can do to create winning teams.