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Economic Analysis: Theory and Practice

Specifics of remote work mode as a modern format of professional activity in the context of the latest digital capabilities

Vol. 20, Iss. 12, DECEMBER 2021

Received: 7 October 2021

Received in revised form: 17 October 2021

Accepted: 29 October 2021

Available online: 27 December 2021


JEL Classification: E58, G15, G24, O31

Pages: 2345–2364


Hasan S. UMAROV Credendo – Ingosstrakh Credit Insurance, Moscow, Russian Federation

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Husan S. UMAROV OOO PAYMO, Moscow, Russian Federation

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Tokhir S. UMAROV Algori. io, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan

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Subject. The article considers the process of transition to remote working conditions for employees, both in Russia and abroad, due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in the world in 2020–2021, and the realization of the benefits of remote work.
Objectives. The aims include the consideration of prospects for the digital economy development in the context of the application of new tools for effective work in a remote format, construction of a prognostic scenario for the development of remote mode of labor activity in Russia and in the world, justification of reasons that make it difficult to move to effective work activity outside the office.
Methods. The study rests on current statistical and empirical Russian and foreign sources, leading scientific economic publications, analytical materials, surveys of Russian and American consulting companies and employment agencies.
Results. We formulated the advantages of transition to remote work format of Russian and foreign employees, reasons for positive impact of the new work format on the potential and real growth of the world economy, an increase in employee motivation and reduction in professional stress. The paper substantiates reasons for possible difficulties in the process of transition to a remote mode of work in different countries.
Conclusions. The study proves the prospects of switching to a remote format of work and using the latest achievements in science and technology to solve routine professional tasks of employees and enhance their motivation in the overall work process.

Keywords: remote work, digital economy, e-commerce, COVID-19


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