Working from home and stress among lecturers: a review / Zainuddin Mohd Piah ... [et l.]

Mohd Piah, Zainuddin and Anuar, Azyyati and Selvaraj, Bawani (2021) Working from home and stress among lecturers: a review / Zainuddin Mohd Piah ... [et l.]. FBM Insights, 4: 16. pp. 47-50. ISSN 2716-599X


The year 2020 was a year of change to the working environment when the COVID-19 pandemic sent shockwaves not only in Malaysia but also across the globe. This pandemic had seriously affected on higher education as universities shut their premises and countries closed their borders due to lockdown measures (Schleicher, 2020). Interestingly, this pandemic created new environmental norms in the education sector and there has also been hasty and enormous changes in the workplace, from the office to working from home (Schifano et al., 2021; Palumbo et al., 2020). According to Kramer and Kramer (2020), work from home (WFH) is defined as the method involved with working outside of physical space, supported by technology that decreases commuting time and further develops proficiency. Similarly, WFH is otherwise called as remote work (RW), telecommuting, teleworking, schoolwork, workspace, outwork, mobile work, and the adaptable work environment, is a work plan, in which representative do not transport to their work environment in the organization (Bellmann & Hübler, 2020).


Item Type: Article
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Mohd Piah, Zainuddin
Anuar, Azyyati
Selvaraj, Bawani
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Job stress. Stress management
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning. Learning strategies
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah > Sg Petani Campus
Journal or Publication Title: FBM Insights
UiTM Journal Collections: Others > FBM Insights UiTM Cawangan Kedah
ISSN: 2716-599X
Volume: 4
Page Range: pp. 47-50
Keywords: working from home, COVID-19, stress, lecturers
Date: 2021
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