International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Exploring Remote Work Challenges, Barriers and Solutions: A Case Study of the Lebanese Market
Nazareth Nicolian, PhD; Yusra Khadra, MBA

This research study explores the impact of remote work on the operational performances of organizations in Lebanon examining the roles of human resource and performance management processes and investigates challenges, barriers, and solutions of remote work adoption. Hypotheses were formulated to explore relationships between remote work and various variables. Data collection occurred over a five-week period, with 113 professionals from different Lebanese organizations participating in the survey. The subsequent Analysis adds depth to our understanding of remote work's implications, providing interesting insights for managerial decisions. The findings indicate that remote working organizations are advised to prioritize frequent process reviews, effective communication, and HR process enhancements to reinforce employee engagement, which in turn is suggested to improve the financial performance of organizations. In addition, the analysis of challenges emphasizes the need to overcome obstacles via investments in technology, communication improvements, and cultural support to realize the full potential of remote work.

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