The onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic and the use of social distancing as a means to slow the rate of infections have inevitably forced a work-from-home (WFH) experiment worldwide.
KPMG in Malaysia acknowledges the challenges that workers and businesses face, and wants to better understand how they are being impacted and what more can be done to alleviate the situation.
“Without a doubt, these past weeks have been an uncomfortable and distressing experience for everyone. Hence, this study on the social well-being of working from home aims to understand the underlying motivations and tensions that may arise from this ‘new normal’,” said Datuk Johan Idris, managing partner of KPMG in Malaysia.
“With the insights gathered from this study, we aim to put together a report that will enable business leaders and policymakers to gain a better understanding of the wider implications of the work-from-home concept, and hopefully aid in providing some related insights for social distancing measures,” he added.
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