The rising importance of healthcare managers Understandably, the corona virus pandemic has highlighted the significance of the healthcare sector at the national and international level. As a result, governments and private healthcare organisations seek to employ capable, well trained healthcare managers and leaders. Not just to handle disease outbreaks, but also to help maintain the…
With news of several effective vaccines coming soon and better treatments for Covid-19, the world is now desperate for a return to ‘normality’. The global economy needs it, individual businesses of every size and shape need it, and people need it too. But what form will this ‘normality’ take? Will flexibility and change define our new normality post Covid-19, as some experts claim?
Millions of people around the world work from home during lock downs and social distancing measures, enforced to contain the spread of Covid-19. As a result, many organisations are set on continuing this trend, even after the end of this crisis. The reasons for this range from lower overheads and maintenance costs to higher levels of job satisfaction reported by employees. Yet, the important question is: how can one remain efficient, productive and happy while working from home?
As a result of the pandemic, unemployment rates in the USA have risen to 14.7%. More than 40 million people have claimed unemployment benefits after losing their jobs. The situation is quite difficult in most OECD countries too. The Covid-19 global public health crisis is creating severe challenges in the workplace.