Jan 14, 2022 - 7 min
Managers face new challenges as the collective will to tackle the crisis fades. "Ten weeks after I started working from home I took a week off. It was relaxing, but I emerged to contemplate the endless flatness ahead. Lockdown may be lifting, but a return to regular office life is way off. I have just taken delivery of stationery that will last me at least another year. The prospect of measuring out my life in A6 notebooks, on a bland diet of videocalls and virtual encounters is draining." Management Editor of the Financial Times, Andrew Hill, contemplates.