Visualising at the post covid business scenario, would IR/ER front also be changed or will remain same and if yes, what changed dimensions do you foresee emerging in industrial Relations/Employee relations?
ST Future may see lot of disruption the way we work!
HR function is no exception it has severely impacted because of the human is at the core of business activity. So far ER/IR has managed employee relations in harmonious and supportive way. Going forward ER/IR has to develop resilience, empathy and be more communicative.
Covid -19 situation is unique and real test in VUCA world and therefore management of change is the only way to go. Survival and the sustenance is the name of the game for most of businesses. ER/ IR is playing a role of protector, enabler and crusader to manage to situation.
Having said that, there are three ways to look at future; optimistic, neutral...