The Effect of Remote Work on the Successful Development of Engineering Companies
The purpose of the present study is to identify the main advantages and problems of remote work for
both employers and employees, and possible ways to solve them.
The article shows a significant number of studies dealt with non-standard forms of labor
organization, clarifies the essence of remote work, and examines the main aspects for its effective
organization. The main advantages and problems of remote work for employers and employees, as
well as possible ways to solve them, are identified based on an expert survey involving 36 experts.
According to the conducted study, it can be concluded that the acceleration of scientific and
technological progress and adverse epidemiological conditions contribute to the spread of remote
work worldwide. This phenomenon has two aspects. On the one hand, remote work, firstly, reduces
the unemployment rate and improves the image of the company; secondly, offers flexible working
hours; thirdly, protects/retains customers and saves time/transport costs. On the other hand, remote
work is associated with the difficulty in maintaining efficiency and teamwork at a high level;
secondly, it restricts communication, makes it impossible to perform certain tasks at home; and
thirdly, remote work leads to insufficient physical activity, causes difficulties with integration into the
corporate culture, etc.
Author's Name: Anna Evgenievna Gorokhova, Elman Said-Mokhmadovich Akhyadov and Andrey Nikolaevich Shishkin