Mgr. Ing. Kamila Matysová, Ph.D.
Katedra mezinárodního podnikání, FMV, VŠE v Praze
nám. W. Churchilla 4, Praha 3, 13067
Ing. Jitka Volfová, Ph.D.
Katedra mezinárodního podnikání, FMV, VŠE v Praze
nám. W. Churchilla 4, Praha 3, 13067

Purpose of the article The purpose of the article is to monitor the needs of employees and leading staff within a challenging, new and/or unknown working environment, point out the challenges of the digital working environment and formulate key suggestions for Leaders and Human Resource Managers.
Methodology/methods Literature Review was executed and Primary Qualitative Research based on semi-structured interviews with university students and staff was proceeded. Data was analyzed with the help of the content analysis principles.
Scientific aim The aim of the primary research was to find out the long term consequences of the pandemic on superiors and subordinates based on the sample of university employees and students. Namely the needs of students and university staff managed and working remotely were aimed to be identified in order to  draw attention to the challenges of the digital work environment and to formulate key recommendations for leaders, managers and employees of the human resources department.
Findings Key factors influencing the mental health and well-being within the academic working and study environment were identified and based on that recommendations on possible future superiors ́ actions were drawn.
Conclusions (limits, implications etc.) Emotions varied on a fairly varied scale including both extremes negative as well as positive. The usual experience of stress (due to unexpected changes in life) was multiplied especially by individual developmental crises and not satisfying) family backgrounds. Among the crucial implications the need of coping strategies to be applied by leading employees was revealed. The research findings are limited by the narrow focus of the environment of investigation - academia.

Príspevok je výstupom projektu IVF´s Strategic Grant no. 22210016 „Supporting mental health in organisations: developing future business leaders” / „Podpora duševného zdravia v organizáciách: rozvoj budúcich business lídrov

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Zväzok: XV, Číslo: 2/2023