The phrase “work is something you do, not something you travel to,” coined in 1995, was used as a motto by the proponents of the work arrangement where people do not commute to a place of work. The concept of working from home, also referred to as “telecommuting” in some instances, has been prevalent since several decades, but has never been mainstream. However, for the first time, we could see a drastic shift in status quo due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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With the lock down extension, there is a natural need for South Africans to feel secure about ongoing essential goods and services. BMi Research conducted a survey using an online panel from Borderless Access* to ascertain current perceptions on essential goods. 509 people were interviewed nationally from 12-13 April 2020.
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The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lock-down has had a deep influence on people’s lives universally. However, constantly, hearing and reading about the problems and hardships makes coping with the situation more difficult. At the same time, the compulsions of lock-down have forced us all to make certain changes to how we live and these have had some unintended, yet welcome impact as well. And pleasant news is always welcome, right?
As national lockdown extends, South Africans’ greatest COVID-19-related concern is the economy. This is even more top-of-mind for most citizens than concern over their family’s health care needs, which features as their second most pressing concern.
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Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius, August 28, 2019: The 21st Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) conference, held in Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius, came to a conclusion on the 28th of August with a ceremony that recognized the best papers presented at the forum this year.
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There have been incredible discoveries in the field of psychology, which affect the decision making process and also marketing sciences. Over time there have been a lot of observations, which have been replicated that allow us to see low life patterns on how people behave, how they make decisions and so on.