Human Resource Management Reconfiguration Post-COVID Crisis

Raphael Oseghale, Chinedu Ochie, Moses Dang, Richard Nyuur, Yaw Debrah

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a challenging and complex environment for human resource (HR) practitioners and practising managers who are now seeking ingenious solutions to ensure that employees cope during the crisis and in the “new normal” to ensure continuity. Building on ongoing efforts to reconfigure HR in preparation for the “new normal” where employees are expected to work-from-home (WFH) and work-from-work (WFW), we draw on dynamic capability theory (DCT) to explain the adverse implications of COVID-19 pandemic on operations, business models and the management of people virtually while working-from-home (WFH). Invoking DCT, we offer insight on how to reconfigure HR practices such as hiring, technology training, well-being management, employment relationship and performance management to help organisations and their people cope with this extraordinary crisis while managing virtually and in preparation for the “new normal.”
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOrganizational Management in Post Pandemic Crisis
EditorsCarolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9783030980528
ISBN (Print)9783030980511, 9783030980542
Publication statusPublished - 13 Apr 2022

Publication series

NameManagement and Industrial Engineering
ISSN (Print)2365-0532
ISSN (Electronic)2365-0540

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