Malaysia is facing a “more vicious and critical” third wave of Covid-19 infections as it planned to use a more targeted approach to combat the pandemic, to reduce the negative impact of the MCO on the nation’s economy. The Movement Control Order (MCO) will include mandating that more employees work from home and limiting operating hours for businesses. In addition, employers were compelled to implement the work-from-home policy with no more than 30 per cent of management staff present in the office at any one time. The strategy is to reduce movement (of people) by reducing the number of people working in officers and to limit operating hours of the economic sector.
(a) According to the statement above, what would you predict from COVID-19 pandemic towards workforce management in the organization?