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7th July, 2020

Call for Chapters: Remote Work and Worker Well-Being in the Post-COVID-19 Era: Impacts, Challenges, and Opportunities

With the introduction of policies to combat COVID-19 far greater numbers of employees across the globe – including those with limited job autonomy – have moved to undertake their entire job at home. This edited book explores the multifaceted realities of remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting on impacts to working routines and worker and organizational performance and well-being, as well as considering the ways in which these developments may influence and alter the nature of paid work into the post-COVID-19 era.

Recommended topics:

• Job compatibility with remote working • Skills development for remote working • Balancing remote working with the rest of our lives • Physical work spaces in the home • Physiological impacts of working at home • Psychological impacts of remote working under social distancing restrictions • Repurposing social media for remote working • Virtual working routines • Gender dynamics of remote working • Remote working and home schooling • Long-term impacts of remote working for workers and employers • The economic impacts of the expansion of remote working • Career progression and remote working • The future of remote working • Implications for places of remote working • Job (re)design in response to the global pandemic

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before July 22, 2020, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter.

Find out more here.


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