Journal article

"Can you hear me now?" Video conference coping strategies and experience during COVID-19 and beyond

Hannah Johns, Emma L Burrows, Venesha Rethnam, Sharon Kramer, Julie Bernhardt

WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION | IOS PRESS | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: During COVID-19 the workforce quickly adapted to using existing video-conferencing tools in order to work from home. OBJECTIVE: To explore use and experience of remote video-facilitated work practices in response to COVID-19: termed 'COVID Response Zoom-style Interactions (CRAZI)'. METHODS: A cross sectional study via a 66-item online survey for health and medical research and education sector workers. The survey included 8 sections: 1) pre-COVID video-conferencing meeting habits, 2) CRAZI meeting habits, 3) socialising, 4) CRAZI fashion, 5) behaviour standards, 6) family life, 7) future work, 8) participant demographics. Main outcomes were pre-COVID to CRAZI differences in frequ..

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Grants

Awarded by NHMRC fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors wish to thank the participants who completed this survey amidst the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health acknowledges the infrastructure support of the Victorian State Government. JB was supported by NHMRC fellowship (ID1154904).