Innovation suffers when serendipity is limited

What: Ola Bergström, professor at Handelshögskolan in Gothenburg, thinks that remote work might kill the serendipitous, spontaneous and creative conversations that happen at offices and thus might hurt innovation in the long run.   

So What: There is no question that remote work brings on both challenges and opportunities. Identifying the losses of not being in a physical office with colleagues will be key to scale remote work effectively and successfully.


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This article is part of Emerging Futures of Remote Work – An Institute for the Future Signals Report for The Remote Lab

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