80% of teleworkers are satisfied, but there are also voices pointing out issues such as workplaces and human relationships at 10:58 on October 6th.

When I asked company employees about the so-called "telework" that spreads due to the effects of the new coronavirus, 80% were satisfied, but they felt that it was difficult to understand the workplace situation and deepen human relationships. A survey conducted by a research group at the University of Tsukuba revealed the actual situation.

This survey was conducted by the "Psychology Support Development Research Center for Workers, University of Tsukuba" created by researchers in social psychology, etc. from August to September, targeting employees of 17 companies, and is effective from more than 4,300 people. I got an answer.

When asked about online meetings, 60% of people were "once a month" or less before the epidemic, but after the epidemic, "several times a day" or " "About once a day" has increased to nearly half in total.

Regarding the introduction of "telework" that utilizes online meetings, 80% of the respondents answered that they were "very satisfied," "satisfied," or "somewhat satisfied." It was.

When asked about the items that apply to how the workplace and work have changed,

▽ "I have lost commuting and now have more private time",

▽ "Communication tools have been used more and more efficiently",

▽ Many respondents said, "The entire workplace has eliminated unnecessary work."

On the other hand,

▽ "It became difficult to understand the situation and situation of the workplace and colleagues",

▽ "There was less information exchange other than work",

▽ "It is difficult to deepen relationships with new people and new people Many voices have pointed out issues such as "Now."

The group surveyed points out that prolonged periods can undermine the sense of unity of the organization and the creativity that comes from interacting with people.

Associate Professor Katsura Fuji of the University of Tsukuba said, "It is necessary to devise ways to maximize the advantages of online and face-to-face, such as the leader dare to incorporate conversations other than work and share the efforts of individual members as a whole. I will be able to do it. "