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Organisational processes and COVID-19 pandemic: implications for job design

Alam, M. (2020) Organisational processes and COVID-19 pandemic: implications for job design. Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change . ahead-of-print.

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This is a reflective essay on how lockdowns during COVID-19 pandemic have exposed internal organisational processes and work practices.

The essay is based on the author's reflections on organisational work practices during the coronavirus mandatory social distancing period.


This reflective essay shows how COVID-19 pandemic challenges the existing organisational systems and processes. It produces thoughtful considerations of different options for managing organisational activities in the post-COVID-19 period.
Research limitations/implications

The reflective essay underscores various issues relating to organisational job design and work practices and the impact on future management accounting research.


This essay provides personal insight into how the recent pandemic influences organizational work practices.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Business
Publisher: Emerald
Copyright: © 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited
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