Friday June 5, 2020

This Working Life: How and where will we work after the crisis?

The Covid-19 crisis provides an opportunity for organisations and managers to rethink how we work

17th May, 2020
Alma McCarthy, professor of public sector management and head of discipline of management at NUI Galway; “productivity does not necessarily correlate with presence in the workplace”

While just over half of people in Ireland had never worked remotely prior to Covid-19, 83 per cent are interested in continuing to do so when the pandemic comes to an end. That is according to new research released jointly by the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission (WDC).

“A mindset change is needed by managers and employers in terms of managing work remotely,” Alma McCarthy, professor of public sector management and...

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