TELECOMMUTING DURING COVID-19 IN NIGERIA.

Patricia Iyore AJAYI

Abstract


 

The emergence of the coronavirus pandemic has enforced the Telecommuting (Work from Home (WFH) concept in many sectors of the economy. Telecommuting or Work from Home concept is new to many employees as they have to work from home for the first time. This paper focuses on employees’ productivity and willingness to continue working from home. An online survey instrument was used to elicit information from respondents on their efficiency while working from home and willingness to work from home. Many of the respondents were willing to continue working from home, as it gives them the opportunity to care for their families while increasing their efficiency on the job. Therefore, the need to create opportunities and support for employees working from home may lead to higher job satisfaction and efficiency.

 


Keywords


Telecommuting (work from home), Productivity, Willingness to work from home.

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