Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

Impact Of Pandemic Covid-19 On The Workforce In Electricity Distribution Services Sector In Oman

Salim bin Hamad Al-Habsi , M. Ramaswamy and Asif Mahbub Karim


For many Omanis, COVID-19 has turned working life upside down. Sudden, decreased working hours and rapid adjustments to working from home have created changes no one could have predicted. Working from home is suitable the new normal in the pandemic, with 30% of people now clocking on from living rooms, bedrooms and kitchen tables around the country. This figure almost doubles to 70% for office workers? who are currently conducting meetings via video link and connecting in ways previously limited to those with flexible working arrangements in place. In this paper, Coved 19 on the workforce who work round the clock to maintain the undisrupted services in the electricity sector in Oman. Suggestions and other strategic plans to handle such unexpected events are listed in this paper.

Pages: 4219-4225

Keywords: Work productivity, Economy effect, Level of services, SLA

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