Work from Home Adaptation of Employees in the Eastern Economic Corridor during the Covid-19 Crisis

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Pornrat Sadangharn

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        This research aimed at studying the work from home adaptation, comparing work from home adaptation regarding personal characteristics of employees, and investigating employees’ needs in terms of supports from their organizations when working from home. Population in this study were employees who worked from home in the Eastern Economic Corridor during the Covid-19 crisis. 478 respondents participated. The results revealed that respondents adapted themselves when working from home at a high level, both in general and in four perspectives; role function mode, interdependent mode, physiological mode, and self- concept mode. When comparing work from home adaptation, it found that employees with different gender, generation, and organization type were not differently adapted themselves when working from home. However, employees who work from home full-time and partial time were statistically significant different.  In addition, the support needed from organizations when employees working from home included essential work equipment, in particular computers, expense for internet, electricity and telephone bills, and information technology, for instance, VPN, Platform, Application, etc., respectively.

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Sadangharn พ. (2020). Work from Home Adaptation of Employees in the Eastern Economic Corridor during the Covid-19 Crisis . Burapha Journal of Business Management Burapha University, 9(2), 14–33. Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/BJBM/article/view/241762
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