A study on Covid-19 towards Employees Mental Health

by Lee Loh Joo, assoc. Prof Dr. Farhana Tahmida Newaz, Prof. Dr.Benjamin Chan Yin Fah, Jugindar Singh and Li Qi

International Journal of Management, Accounting, Governance and Education, 2021,Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 48 – 53

Abstract

The research identifies the negative impact of COVID-19 on an individual’s mental health. Stressors include perception of safety, threat and risk of contagion, infobesity versus the unknown, quarantine and confinement, stigma and social exclusion as well as financial loss and job insecurity.

Furthermore, three dimensions of moderating factors have been identified: organizational, institutional and individual factors.  A total of 642 working adults have involved in this studyconveniently in Selangor, Malaysia.

In addition, a list of recommendations has been presented to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the employee’s mental health, during and after the outbreak, from a human resource management perspective.

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