Human Resources Management In The Pandemic Age: Hr Practices And The Impact On Employee Motivation

  • ZARINA ABDUL ABDUL MUNIR Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Nor Intan Adha Hafit, Dr Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Shereen Noranee, Dr Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Norhayati Omar, Mrs Universiti Teknologi MARA



Human resources management is vital to the development of human capital and ensuring increased productivity from employees. The Covid-19 pandemic has presented huge challenges to HR departments in establishing morale and motivation among staff, who are dealing with pressures of working from home and parenting. Hence, this study will investigate the influence of training and development, career development and working environment on employee motivation. A total of 136 employees from private organizations were selected to fill out a survey. This data was gathered and analysed through the Partial Least Square (PLS) method. The findings indicate that training and development and career development have no significant impact on employees’ motivation whereas working environment significantly influences the motivation of staff. These results show that employers should prioritize ways to improve and address working environment concerns in order to evolve with the present shift in working norms. 

Author Biographies

Nor Intan Adha Hafit, Dr, Universiti Teknologi MARA

Faculty Of Business Management

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Shereen Noranee, Dr, Universiti Teknologi MARA

Faculty Of Business Management

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Norhayati Omar, Mrs, Universiti Teknologi MARA

Faculty of Business Management

Universiti Teknologi MARA


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ABDUL MUNIR, ZARINA ABDUL et al. Human Resources Management In The Pandemic Age: Hr Practices And The Impact On Employee Motivation. INSIGHT Journal, [S.l.], sep. 2021. ISSN 2600-8564. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 30 nov. 2021. doi: