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May 4, 2020 39 min
In this episode, we discuss how the COVID pandemic has affected the way we do our jobs and relate to each other at work. As I-O psychologists, we frame the issue from a human-centered perspective and use a popular (and well-supported) theory of motivation to unpack the challenges (and opportunities).    Timestamps: 1:58: Framing the problem 3:30: Universal human needs and motivation 10:10: New challenges that may threaten our needs 19:45: New opportunities that may help fulfill our needs 30:56: How we’ve been coping   Mentioned This Episode: Living COVID HR Comms & Resources Guide Office 2.0 and Virtual Work Episode Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Self-determination Theory – Email us your ideas or suggestions here! MindYourWorkIO – Send us a tweet! – Find us here!      Credits: Thanks to Hannah Soicher for helping with background research for this episode! Our intro and outro music is “Ingenuity” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 3.0). You can find more of Lee’s music at Our transition music for this episode is “Places Unseen” also by Lee; licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 3.0).      Logo Artwork by Antonella Espinoza. Find her at @ellaspin on Twitter!
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