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The jury is out – Can the HR managers be the choice architects in a post-pandemic work setting?

The jury is out – Can the HR managers be the choice architects in a post-pandemic work setting? The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of HR managers as choice architects to increase the communication efforts for vaccination drives, thereby making the workplace a safe place for all employees.Design/methodology/approachThis study used qualitative research methodology and interviewed 10 HR managers.FindingsThe findings indicate that HR managers can use the nudge theory and choice architecture to encourage employees towards coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination.Practical implicationsHR professionals will get an alternate perspective regarding how learnings from behavioural economics can be leveraged in a post-pandemic world which can help them create a safe working environment.Originality/valueThis paper is an attempt to explore how learnings from behavioural economics (that is, nudge theory and choice architecture) can be leveraged by HR managers to design default options while organizing COVID-19 vaccination camps to motivate employees to get fully vaccinated and hence creating a safe working environment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Organizational Change Management Emerald Publishing

The jury is out – Can the HR managers be the choice architects in a post-pandemic work setting?

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
© Emerald Publishing Limited
ISSN
0953-4814
DOI
10.1108/jocm-09-2021-0284
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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of HR managers as choice architects to increase the communication efforts for vaccination drives, thereby making the workplace a safe place for all employees.Design/methodology/approachThis study used qualitative research methodology and interviewed 10 HR managers.FindingsThe findings indicate that HR managers can use the nudge theory and choice architecture to encourage employees towards coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination.Practical implicationsHR professionals will get an alternate perspective regarding how learnings from behavioural economics can be leveraged in a post-pandemic world which can help them create a safe working environment.Originality/valueThis paper is an attempt to explore how learnings from behavioural economics (that is, nudge theory and choice architecture) can be leveraged by HR managers to design default options while organizing COVID-19 vaccination camps to motivate employees to get fully vaccinated and hence creating a safe working environment.

Journal

Journal of Organizational Change ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 24, 2022

Keywords: Post-pandemic; Organizations; Behavioural economics; Nudge theory; HR

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