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5 mins | May 13, 2020

Beware bad habits and mad ideas rushed through under pressure

Ill-advised practices and structures will linger post-COVID, turning the ad hoc into 'bad hoc'. "Those shortcuts round strict compliance, in the interests of 'not letting the perfect be an enemy of the good', are the next mis-selling scandal or fraud in embryo. That waiver on health and safety guidelines 'for the duration of the crisis' is an accident waiting to happen. Workplaces are on the brink of some momentous bad hoc decisions on worker privacy, as they gear up for a return from lockdown." Management Editor of the Financial Times, Andrew Hill, comments.

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