Culture & Teamwork / Editing Portfolio / By Deborah Milstein All articles published by MIT Sloan Management Review online and in print. Take a Skills-Based Approach to Culture ChangeOrganizations can leverage a skills-based approach to culture change to speed the process and address real challenges. Well-Being Intelligence: A Skill Set for the New World of WorkImproving employees’ mental health and well-being requires managers to first recognize and address their own challenges. The Consequences of Unacknowledged Grief in the WorkplaceA company’s ability and willingness to support employees grieving after a loss can impact its culture and retention. How to Engage Skeptics in Culture InterventionsThe skill of perspective taking can help build teams’ psychological safety for creative, collaborative problem-solving. Workplace Toxicity Is Not Just a Mental Health IssueWorkplace toxicity leads to a host of negative mental and physical health outcomes, particularly for women of color. This New Year, Resolve Against WorkaholismWorkaholic behavior can damage organizations and teams; managers can take steps to help employees attain better balance. Collaboration Is a Key Skill. So Why Aren’t We Teaching It?New research points to the potential of professional development training for boosting teams’ collaboration skills. Improve Creative Brainstorming With Constructive CriticismNew research upends the assumption that criticism always impedes creative brainstorming. Diet, Exercise, and Logging Off? Rethinking Employee WellnessCompanies’ approach to employee health should take into account the effects of social media use on workers’ well-being. How Hyperflexibility Can Benefit — or Burn Out — Your TeamPolicies for unlimited or mandatory time off that aim to combat burnout and boost employee retention can backfire. The Surprising Impact of Meeting-Free DaysNo-meeting days allow for efficient collaboration while preventing focused, heads-down work from being disrupted. Reimagining Office Density Can Ease Return-to-Work ResistanceMany businesses are unaware that they’ve been creating an exodus from the office by limiting individual workspaces. The Collective Intelligence of Remote TeamsRemote work can be as effective as in-person work with the right people and collaborative processes. How to Prevent the Return to Offices From Being an Emotional Roller CoasterLeaders can take proactive steps to make workers feel more comfortable about going back to in-person work. The Top 10 Findings on Resilience and EngagementA global survey reveals the pandemic’s effect on employee resilience and engagement and points to ways to improve them. How Organizations Can Promote Employee Wellness, Now and Post-PandemicIt benefits both workers and companies when leaders proactively support employees’ mental health and wellness. Overcoming Obstacles to Successful Culture ChangeCulture change starts with new actions, not with business leaders identifying or articulating a desired culture. The Sources of ResilienceA global study of resilience and engagement explores the tools people use to stay strong in a crisis. Establishing High-Performing Teams: Lessons From Health CareEffective teams depend on mutually reinforcing functional and cultural change processes.