Scholars’ Hub @ Home | Reactions to COVID-19 news overload and its impact on work
Do you enjoy hearing about the latest thought-provoking research? The Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series features discussions on a broad range of topics, with engaging lectures from some of York’s best minds. The Scholars’ Hub events are done in partnership with Vaughan Public Libraries, Markham Public Library, and Aurora Public Library. The Scholars’ Hub @ Home series is brought to you by York Alumni Engagement. We invite students, alumni and all members of the community to join us. All sessions take place at 12 pm ET.
Ruodan Shao, associate professor at the Schulich School of Business
Media coverage of COVID-19 has been virtually nonstop, and this overload of COVID-19 news has shown to cause people to withdraw from their work. This talk aims to understand the impacts of employees’ exposure to COVID-19 information on their workplace behaviours and explores the reasons for the resulting decreased efforts at work.
Dr. Ruodan Shao is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior in the area of Organization Studies of Schulich School of Business at the York University. Her research interests lie in corporate social responsibility, cross-cultural management, business ethics/ethical decision-making, organizational justice, and strategic human resources management. Her work is published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management.