Research Challenges Concerning Employees Doing Enforced Remote Work

Grzegorz Wojtkowiak, Beata Skowron-Mielnik, Marcin Gołembski

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Objective: To identify the research challenges faced by scientists and practitioners looking for effective solutions to address the behaviour of employees required to work remotely.

Research Design & Methods: Literature review and analysis, the results of surveys and thematic workshops with groups of managers.

Findings: A definition of enforced remote work and an indication of proposed research areas and methodological limitations.

Implications / Recommendations: The article adopts a thesis about the significant difference between the conditions affecting the way employees work: during remote work and during enforced (unplanned) remote work. In addition to the attempt to characterise and organise the conditions influencing the behaviour of employees doing enforced remote work, the article identifies practical challenges which managers managing remote employees face.

Contribution: The authors formulate future research challenges in the area of employee management tools used for enforced remote work and hybrid work, and in the search for a relationship between the conditions of such work and its effectiveness.


Słowa kluczowe


enforced remote working, employee behaviour, managing remote workers, hybrid working

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15678/ZNUEK.2022.0996.0202