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Teleworking and Job Satisfaction in the Asia Pacific Region: Role of Leadership

aUniversidad de Lima, Peru
bUniversidad San Ignacio de Loyola, Peru
cFundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz, Colombia

Sustainable Management in COVID-19 Times

ISBN: 978-1-80382-598-4, eISBN: 978-1-80382-597-7

Publication date: 24 February 2023


The current world is characterized by VUCAT (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity, and Technology). These elements provoke in workers a need for leadership that must be addressed continuously (Deepika & Chitranshi, 2021). Companies must dedicate efforts to leading their employees in a homogeneous way for team integration (Contreras et al., 2020; Sandeep & Latasri, 2021). It should be noted that remote work is a permanent feature for more organizations. Despite the difficulties that workers at all levels have had to adapt to remote work, an adaptation has been achieved in general terms based on communication technology. However, in many cases, it has altered the traditional performance of resources in companies, which makes the leading global and local institutions design new rules in favor of the health of workers and, at the same time, contribute to their better performance. For that, managers in the areas of Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology (IT) must be able to propose strategies to take care of the human capital of companies in all their departments. For the process to work efficiently, leadership is necessary. The transition of workers from the Asia Pacific region to teleworking, the influence of leadership, and the impact on job satisfaction, which is a measure that shows the optimal management of this new way of working in companies, are described. The organizational models related to business management, the barriers in the first steps of teleworking, the strategies used, the legislation created, and the results achieved by the company are described.



Gómez-Prado, R., Alvarez-Risco, A., Sánchez-Palomino, J., Ramos-Flórez, V., Anderson-Seminario, M.d.l.M. and Del-Aguila-Arcentales, S. (2023), "Teleworking and Job Satisfaction in the Asia Pacific Region: Role of Leadership", Alvarez-Risco, A., Rosen, M.A. and Del-Aguila-Arcentales, S. (Ed.) Sustainable Management in COVID-19 Times (Advanced Series in Management, Vol. 30), Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. 155-171.



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