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The Influence of Teleworking on Work-Life Balance and Employee Psychological Health: Evidence From Mauritius, a Small Island Economy

Hosanoo, Zuberia; Rughoobur-Seetah, Soujata

Authors

Soujata Rughoobur-Seetah



Contributors

Harish Chandra Chandan
Editor

Abstract

This chapter investigates the impact of teleworking on the psychological health of employees in the new era of work shaped by the pandemic. Adopting a positivist approach in the post-pandemic world, this study aims to assess the employees’ perception of their psychological health resulting from the drastic change in the work sphere in the Small Island Economy of Mauritius. Teleworking has been observed as a core behaviour emerging from the global pandemic has become enduring and gradually institutionalised. Widespread continuation and advocacy of teleworking may fundamentally change job characteristics and outcomes. This research assesses the impact of teleworking on the psychological health of employees in the new era of work shaped by the pandemic. This chapter adopted a positivist approach and conducted a survey in the post-pandemic world, to assess the employees’ perception of their psychological health resulting from the drastic change in the work sphere in the Small Island Economy of Mauritius.

Acceptance Date Mar 28, 2024
Online Publication Date May 30, 2024
Publication Date 2024
Deposit Date Apr 14, 2024
Publisher IGI Global
Book Title Impact of Teleworking and Remote Work on Business: Productivity, Retention, Advancement, and Bottom Line
Chapter Number 2
ISBN 9798369313145
DOI https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-1314-5
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/3592985
Publisher URL https://www.igi-global.com/book/impact-teleworking-remote-work-business/327369