Impact of COVID-19 on Human Resource Management in the Organization.

Document Type : Primary Research paper


MBA 2nd Semester St. Francis Business School Bangalore,Veer Sandra, Hebbagodi, Karnataka 560100


A study on changes caused by COVID-19 that has enforced companies around the globe to accelerate transition to digital business processes. Human Resource Management (HRM) is a modern approach of maintaining people at the workplace which focuses on acquisition, development, utilization and maintenance of human resources. HRM needs to manage people in companies during the crisis in order to enable business continuity and ensure work-life balance. The Pandemic has also affected the day-to-day lives of the general public. Thus, people’s income level is going down, inflation is going up and the losing job ratio is also going up. Meanwhile a number of discussions are taking place, concerning the impact of COVID-19 and implications of workplaces, working practices and Human Resource Management (HRM). The overall role of HRM and the daily tasks performed by the HR professionals have gone through significant shifts, particularly because of the exceptional growth of remote work in response to COVID-19 Pandemic. Hence, HR has to redesign and reimagine the way it works within the workplace. The quantitative methods have been utilized in this research in which a total of 84 respondents have been selected on the scale of non-profitability sampling. Descriptive statistics are the statistical metrics used in this research. From the analysis, it is found that the HR Managers should play a major role in satisfying their employee’s needs, and the other major elements are mentioned in the analysis part.