The Big Reset, Big Resignation and hybrid working are descriptors for the way workers and the workplace has changed as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns. Terms like this have simplified work issues that are giving rise to a number of mental health challenges – or exacerbating those that existed pre COVID.
According to Michelle Moss, Director: Assessments at Signium Africa, and an industrial psychologist, while much of the world appears ready to release the subject of mental health from its “taboo” closet, the value of shedding light on issues means the C-Suite must be prepared to take actions that can boost their company’s productivity.
“Issues of mental health can be extremely intimidating for managers, especially as they have to deal with them alongside their normal daily responsibilities. The topic is broad, and to make it manageable, industrial psychology breaks it down into three sectors: Individual, Teams and Organisation.
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