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Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2021, 9(2), 84-91
DOI: 10.12691/jbms-9-2-5
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The Impact of Covid-19 on the HR of the Educational Sector in UAE: A Case Study of Abdullah Bin Al Zubair Private School

Adnan Jawabri1, , Rouhi Faisal1 and Fatima Alkubissi2

1Business Administration Department, Khawarizmi International College, Al Ain United Arab Emirates

2Abdullah Bin Al Zubair Private School, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Pub. Date: July 08, 2021

Cite this paper:
Adnan Jawabri, Rouhi Faisal and Fatima Alkubissi. The Impact of Covid-19 on the HR of the Educational Sector in UAE: A Case Study of Abdullah Bin Al Zubair Private School. Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2021; 9(2):84-91. doi: 10.12691/jbms-9-2-5

Abstract

This research studies the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the HR of the educational sector in UAE by taking the case study of Abdullah Bin Al Zubair Private School in Al Ain. The research is conducted through hypothesis testing, as well as the thematic analysis of interview survey. The methodology used for this research includes qualitative analysis of the interviews collected from four different members of the school, i.e. the Principal, HR Representative, Head of Department and a teacher. The interviews lead to the research findings that covid-19 pandemic does have an impact on the HR of UAE’s education sector, as it currently faces a lot of challenges in finding, hiring and retaining employees. Many businesses have laid off staff and cut salaries in order to reduce costs because of the financial crunch faced by all businesses, especially in the private sector. At the end, the research provides some of the recommendations that could be implanted by the HR of education institutes in order to improve their operational efficiency.

Keywords:
Covid-19 pandemic HR Educational Sector Operational Efficiency Abdullah Bin Al Zubair School

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