Workplace, Teams, & CultureEditing Portfolio / By Deborah Milstein All articles published by MIT Sloan Management Review online. Improve Creative Brainstorming With Constructive CriticismNew research upends the assumption that criticism always impedes creative brainstorming. 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.