Rethinking occupational welfare policies in long-term care organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic: an organisational ethics approach Online publication date: Tue, 13-Jul-2021
by Giorgio Mion; Angelo Bonfanti; Francesca Simeoni; Cristian R. Loza Adaui
International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting (IJMFA), Vol. 13, No. 1, 2021
Abstract: Non-profit organisations, in particular long-term care organisations, have faced several challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Long-term care organisations have had to meet these challenges by relying on their core ethical values and human capital. This paper examines the occupational welfare policies adopted by a long-term care organisation during the pandemic and the individual, managerial, organisational and societal effects of these policies from an organisational ethics perspective. The study explores the case of a non-profit organisation - Fondazione Monsignor Alessandro Marangoni - that adopted occupational welfare policies, enabling it to manage the early COVID-19 outbreak without negative consequences. The findings show that organisational ethics are embedded into occupational welfare policies and demonstrate their role for the welfare society in times of crisis.
Online publication date: Tue, 13-Jul-2021
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