Nearly all employees who are working from home (97%) prefer to keep working from home, even when offices are open. According to respondents in the third round of a joint research conducted by Nyenrode Business University, Open University and Moneypenny.
Disasters often herald the beginning of a transition. This is because the impact of such a disaster now becomes visible and there is a huge desire to not go through such a terrible experience again. Consequently, structural changes can be implemented faster. The essay ‘Omdat belangen samenvallen’, written by Anke van Hal in collaboration with Matthijs Uyterlinde and various other parties involved, discusses the potential impact of the Coronacrisis on the experimental program ‘Verduurzaming van Kwetsbare Wijken’ (Making Vulnerable Neighborhoods Sustainable).
On April 21, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands informed the nation about the ongoing measures taken to tackle the corona crisis. The situation remains unchanged at Nyenrode. This means working or studying at home and attending online meetings or lectures. On May 20, a new perspective will be communicated from the government about the measures.
Professors are streaming lectures from home, students have gone to their parents, when possible, and employees are looking for possibilities to collaborate online. It is quiet at the campuses of Nyenrode Business University.
Recently, more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients were reported by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM in the Netherlands. Nyenrode follows the travel advice of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the guidelines and advice of the RIVM and the GGD Regio Utrecht.